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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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Robert Cervi ...
Tatoo
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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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9 April 1988 (Japan)  »

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Stiletto  »

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$285,885 (USA)
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Anthony LaPaglia's movie debut. See more »

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Mick: I feel bigger with a trigger.
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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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Bad Manners and Good Physique
30 July 2011 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

After his father is slashed to death on Christmas Eve, handsome Los Angeles policeman Brad Davis (as Johnny Modine) embarks on the inevitable. While pursuing meth-addicted Jonathan Banks (as Isaac), Mr. Davis gets sexy Sharon Stone (as Kathy Connors) to show a little skin. The hero is supported by buddy Jay Acovone (as Cookie) and former glam / new wave rocker Adam Ant (as Mick) helps the villain. A flashback reveals some violent silliness triggered the plot. We get a good chase scene, with plenty of crashing. "The Godfather" writer's rarely seen daughter Dorothy Ann Puzo directed.

***** Cold Steel (12/11/87) Dorothy Ann Puzo ~ Brad Davis, Sharon Stone, Jonathan Banks, Adam Ant


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