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 them.

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Cast

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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
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Killer #1 (as George Wilbur)
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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 Luigi Patrovita, enlists Kaminski in a personal vendetta with a promise of reinstatement into the FBI if Patrovita is taken down. To accomplish this, Kaminski must go undercover and join Patrovita's gang. Written by Dave Gan <longbow@bigfoot.com>

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The system gave him a raw deal. Nobody gives him a raw deal. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Release Date:

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Robert Davi later appeared in Expendables 3 in which they share no screen time. Arnold was also considered for Bruce Willis's role as Detective John McClane in Die Hard which also costarred Robert Davi as FBI agent Johnson but he turned it down. See more »

Goofs

During the car chase scene, it shows arrows on the road that are pointing in the opposite direction of the flow of traffic. See more »

Quotes

Mark Kaminsky: You're under arrest.
Fake State Trooper: For what?
Mark Kaminsky: Impersonating a human being.
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Connections

Referenced in Final Cut (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Courtesy of Decca Records
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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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