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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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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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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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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 Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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You Took Me By Surprise
Lyrics by Jill Gaynes
Music by David A. Jackson
Performed by Joe Pizzulo
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An appalling example of bad filmmaking
31 May 1999 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Cold Steel is one of the most atrocious crime films I've ever seen. It's little more than a tv movie of the week with foul language, and it's badly written to boot. Sharon Stone ends Cold Steel with the immortal line, "I hate sushi". Perhaps 'screenwriter' Moe Quigley is one of Joe Eszterhas' biggest influences.

Avoid at all costs.


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