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Extreme Prejudice (1987)

A Texas Ranger and a ruthless narcotics kingpin - they were childhood friends, now they are adversaries...

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Hector (as Carlos Cervantes)
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When they were kids Texas Ranger Jack Benteen used to be best friends with drug kingpin Cash Bailey. At present, however, the only element linking them together is Jack's girlfriend Sarita, who used to be with Cash. She returns to Cash as a voluntary hostage to make certain that Jack keeps his hands off the drug lord's operation. On top of that, there is a meticulously planned drug bust, in which both Jack and Cash butt heads with CIA-funded paramilitary Maj. Paul Hackett, following his own agenda. Written by Anonymous

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An army of forgotten heroes, all officially dead. They live for combat. Now they've met the wrong man.


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24 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Extreme Prejudice  »

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Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$11,307,844 (USA)
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Joaquin Jackson later said he:

"More or less edited the script with Nick. We got more into the type of language Rangers use, as well as the Rangers' relationship with other law enforcement agencies - the federal narcotics people, FBI, etc. What I'm trying to get back to the press is that it all relates back to narcotics". See more »

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All of the military identifications expire December 31st of the year. Military IDs expire on the anniversary of the member's entry into active service or re-enlistment. It would vary for each individual. See more »

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Cash Bailey: Get some music going! The hell is going on here? Get some music going or I'll shoot the damn band and I want it sweet, goddammit!
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References The Getaway (1972) See more »

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QUE TE VAYA BONITO
Composed by José Alfredo Jiménez
Produced by Ry Cooder
Performed by Maria Conchita Alonso
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cracking stuff !
9 March 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

They don't make em like this anymore, Walter Hill knows how to stage an "in your face" gun fight, and this movie has truckloads of that. I cant imagine women finding much in this film to entertain them, its a bloke thing through and through.

The film has an engaging story, heist movies are always great, but its conceit of moving the western into the modern era is what really stands this apart. Its got some of the all time great tough guys in it, Michael Ironside , Clancy Brown , William Forsythe etc, and they are obviously having a blast.

If you like the cinematic equivalent of a punch in the face, then this ones for you, its blokes doing what blokes do best, growling macho one liners at each other and trying to blow each other out of their socks. Cracking stuff !


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