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Cast

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Johnny Modine
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Isaac 'Iceman'
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Cookie
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Dorian Michael 'Mick' Duran
Eddie Egan ...
Lt. Hill
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Rashid
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Anna Modine
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Fishman
William Lanteau ...
Sam Modine
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Wanda
Jesse Aragon ...
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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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Action | Thriller

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9 April 1988 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Stiletto  »

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$285,885 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Soundtracks

You Took Me By Surprise
Lyrics by Jill Gaynes
Music by David A. Jackson
Performed by Joe Pizzulo
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Must see movie!
28 December 2003 | by (Dalian, China) – See all my reviews

This movie is an absolute must see for all true film fans. A wonderfully entertaining one and a half hour cliche fest. From the ludicrously over the top car chases, to the hackneyed dialogue, wholly predictable plot "twists" and diabolical attempts at comedy there's always something to laugh at (though never with). This film deserves to be a mainstay of drinking games, just go to one of the movie cliche websites, print off a list of the cop movie cliches and drink whenever one appears. If that's not enough to get you completely hammered you could always try downing your drink whenever Brad Davis's character seems to completely forget the fact that his father's just been murdered. Cold Steel is brilliant if enjoyed as a spoof or as a chance to get drunk. As a film, however...

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