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Cold Steel (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  9 April 1988 (Japan)
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On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine's father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he's taken off the case. He doesn't suspect yet that he's also target in a ... See full summary »

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Johnny Modine
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Iceman
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Cookie
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Mick
Eddie Egan ...
Lt. Hill
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Rashid
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Anna Modine
Ron Karabatsos ...
Fishman
William Lanteau ...
Sam Modine
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Wanda
Jesse Aragon ...
Gang Leader
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Sgt. Yancy
Robert Cervi ...
Tatoo
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Gang Girl
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine's father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he's taken off the case. He doesn't suspect yet that he's also target in a diabolic plan of revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A deadly trap is set in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

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9 April 1988 (Japan)  »

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Stiletto  »

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$285,885 (USA)
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Directorial debut for Dorothy Ann Puzo. See more »

Quotes

Gang Leader: Come on man, forget about the fucking candy. Let's get out of here!
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References Bambi (1942) See more »

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Out of Time
Lyrics by Jill Gaynes
Music by David A. Jackson
Performed by Joe Pizzulo
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Cold reception!
12 June 2002 | by (Longmont, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Thats what it received from critics and audiences alike . Except for the over the top violence quota, COLD STEEL is a revenge cop caper more suited to television than general release, which was at best - limited to say the least.

Jonathan Banks, a Frank Stallone look-alike of sorts, gives us a hammy performance as Iceman, who knocks off Brad Davis's dad who understandably then, carries a grudge against the knife-wielding maniac until the last scene.

Sharon Stone's contribution is negligible except for her figure and regularly thrust-forward breasts! Not a solitary viewer's life could be greatly enriched by watching this under-achiever of a movie.


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