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
George P. Wilbur ...
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 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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The government gave him a raw deal. Nobody gives him a raw deal. See more »

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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6 June 1986 (USA)  »

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$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 »

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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 »

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Mark Kaminsky: Max, if you're the best there is, the wheel would never have been invented.
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Kaminski Stomps
Written by Claude Gaudette, Tom Bähler, Chris Boardman, Albhy Galuten
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Great Film for What It Is
19 August 2002 | by (Columbus, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a great film for what it purports to be. It's an action picture, but it also has curious storyline that keeps one interested in Joey P. Brenner's travails, and it's not all that predictable until the very end. Moreover, it does have a human element at times (plus we see a still-massive Arnold sporting a wife-beater). Granted, Arnold doesn't have much depth of dialogue, but it's not Shakespeare. I don't understand why everyone else dislikes "Raw Deal" to such an intense degree, as one must first understand where it is coming from. It is a fun film, one of the few Schwarzenegger films that is a must-have on dvd.


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