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Malone (1987)

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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(as Harley Cokliss)

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(screenplay), (novel) (as William Wingate)
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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 control. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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He didn't start the fight... but he'll sure as hell finish it. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Release Date:

1 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Detective Malone  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$3,060,858 (USA)
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In the closing credits, we see Malone holding his CIA identification card as it slowly burns . The signature on the card reads "Alfred E . Newman", who is Mad Magazine's goofy mascot. 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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The Burt Reynolds I like best

This was a breath of fresh air compared to the silly movies that he made from about 1980 to 1990. There were no silly comments just lots of action. VanDamme or Segal could not have done better. The local filming was beautiful and the acting by the supporting cast was first-rate and not overdone. Burt might be too old for this type of movie now but this is the stuff that he should have done when he was in his prime. I am glad I saw it as I gained new respect for his acting.


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