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Raw Deal (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  6 June 1986 (USA)
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A former FBI agent turned small town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by the Chicago Mafia.

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Monique
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Luigi Patrovita
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Paulo Rocca
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Baker
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Harry Shannon
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Marvin Baxter
Mordecai Lawner ...
Marcellino
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Martin Lamanski
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Amy Kaminsky
Louise Robey ...
Lamanski's Girl (as Robey)
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Dangerous Man
George P. Wilbur ...
Killer #1 (as George Wilbur)
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Killer #2
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Storyline

Mark Kaminski is kicked out of the FBI for his rough treatment of a suspect. He winds up as the sheriff of a small town in North Carolina. FBI Chief Harry Shannon, whose son has been killed by a mobster named Patrovina, enlists Kaminski in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovina is taken down. To accomplish this, Kaminski must go undercover and join Patrovina's gang. Written by Dave Gan <longbow@bigfoot.com>

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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6 June 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Triple Identity  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$16,209,459 (USA)
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Trivia

According to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dino De Laurentiis decided to produce this film because he needed quick cash for his long gestating project Total Recall (1990). At that time, he owned the rights to the film. Despite that, the failure of the film to make adequate money (only $16 million) would eventually result in De Laurentiis' bankruptcy and Recall's sale of rights to Carolco. See more »

Goofs

At the 35 minute mark, Rocca introduces Joey to Max during a conversation in the office and the position of Rocca's left arm changes when he tells joey that Max takes care of things (all kinds of things). See more »

Quotes

Mark Kaminsky: He has good taste in jewelry. But you have bad taste in men.
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Referenced in The Dark Side (1987) See more »

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One Way Rider
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Performed by Ricky Skaggs
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Ingedients:Full of Nutritious Arnie one liners. (no artificial acting)
18 April 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Raw Deal was in the classic Arnie era, the era of one line classics and bad acting. How quality is this film, its just non-stop from start to finish. You've got the classic good guy joins the mobsters gang in order to bring them down - Arnie sports a classic lumberjack shirt in this film as he plays a small town sheriff (check out the car chase at the beginning). He rolls of classic line after classic line, there is one instance where him and his wife have a argument - she throws are cake at him after she has had a few drinks, he says

"You shouldn't drink...and bake"

how cool is that

this looks surprisingly low budget for Arnie, but you have to watch it for its comedy value


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