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Malone (1987)

R  |   |  Action, Drama, Thriller  |  1 May 1987 (USA)
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Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their ... See full summary »

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(screenplay), (novel) (as William Wingate)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Malone
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Delaney
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Hawkins
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Jo Barlow
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Paul Barlow
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Jamie
Philip Anglim ...
Harvey
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Calvin Bollard
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Dan Bollard
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Madrid
Brooks Gardner ...
Patterson
Mike Kirton ...
Frank
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Malone's Target
Janne Mortil ...
Helen
Campbell Lane ...
Tom Riggs
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Storyline

Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their control. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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Taglines:

Ex-Cop. Ex-CIA. Ex-PLOSIVE! See more »

Genres:

Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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1 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Detective Malone  »

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$3,060,858 (USA)
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Trivia

The pistol Malone carries in a case is a Auto Mag Corporation AMC .44 AMP Auto Magnum Pistol. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jamie: I think it's time for you to get some help.
Richard Malone: Why?
Jamie: Because you can't do your job anymore.
Richard Malone: Because I let that man live?
Jamie: That man is the worst bastard that...
Richard Malone: [interupting] I don't care! I've had enough! I want out.
Jamie: What am I supposed to tell our superiors at the company?
Richard Malone: Tell them good bye.
Jamie: You know too much. One of the first things you tought me is that nobody just walks away from the CIA.
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"Malone" is a must see for Burt Reynolds fans ...........
13 January 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Burt Reynolds at times can be a really annoying actor, often portraying an enormous ego, that gets in the way of true acting. I am happy to report that is not the case with"Malone", as a very low key Burt Reynolds is complimented nicely by an always low key Scott Wilson. There are some great character actors in this one also, including Kenneth McMillan, and Tracey Walter. Cliff Robertson is the strong arming overzealous, disillusioned, "patriot", putting the squeeze on a small Oregon town. Reynolds walks away from his C.I.A. operative position, and winds up the unsolicited defender of decent folks. "Malone" is a very good action film, and one of Burt's best. - MERK


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