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Cold Steel (1987)

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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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Cast

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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
Anne Haney ...
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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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)  »

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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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Party Line
Lyrics by Jill Gaynes
Music by David A. Jackson
Performed by Eli Baer and Rich Shaw
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Fairly week thriller that basically plays out like a cable TV movie.
10 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Brad Davis plays a cop here tracking down his fathers killer, and on occasion has various encounters with defiant vending machines. Jonathan Banks shows his versatility by giving the same dry performance were all accustomed to, despite an unusual vocal disposition. Oh, and then there's Sharon Stone,…no surprises here. Director Puzo tries to show some visual flair with gravity defying slow-motion car jump's, a la' Blues Brothers, and it comes off just as silly. The films sports cliché' locations and situations, routine acting, and the occasional twist here and there, but really, nothing ever leaves the realm of the status quo. Even the off-casting of Adam Ant couldn't help rise this mediocre entry above it's ilk.


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