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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

The glass door of the clothes shop shatters before the guy actually hits it. See more »

Quotes

Elevator Operator: Good evening, sir.
Mark Kaminsky: Down.
Elevator Operator: There is no down.
Mark Kaminsky: Hey, I'm not a cop. I'm a player.
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Referenced in Spaced: Battles (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

I've seen that face before (Libertango)
Written by Astor Piazzolla, Natalie Delon, Barry Reynolds, Dennis Wilkey
Performed by Grace Jones
Courtesy of Island Records
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16 December 2001 | by (Cornwall,Ontario) – See all my reviews

Arnold at his peak as a one-man wrecking crew as he demolishes a crime family single-handed. It reminds me of the Stallone film where Rambo takes on Russia in Afghanistan. This film has good acting though, and the ever-evil Robert Davi at his slimy best. The shoot-out at the gravel pit with "Satisfaction" playing is a classic. And don't forget the classic line :"You should not drink and bake"!


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