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No Man's Land (1987)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  23 October 1987 (USA)
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A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ted Varrick
Benjy Taylor
Ann Varrick
Lieutenant Vincent Bracey
Frank Martin
Lieutenant Curtis Loos
Captain Haun
Al Shannon ...
Bernie Pock ...
Kenny Endoso ...
James F. Kelly ...
Lori Butler ...
Clare Wren ...
Philip Benichou ...


Benjy Taylor is a rookie cop who goes undercover to nab a gang of car thieves led by Ted Varrick. Taylor becomes too involved and starts to enjoy the thrill and lifestyle of the car thieves, and falls in love with Varrick's sister Ann. Written by Matt <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Once you get a taste of the good life, it's hard to let go. Even if your life depends on it. See more »


Crime | Drama | Thriller


R | See all certifications »




Release Date:

23 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

260 chrono  »

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Box Office


$2,877,571 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Charlie Sheen was injured when a squib hardened overnight and was detonated at the wrong time. He received lacerations to his face and was knocked unconscious. He received nine stitches, and was deaf in one ear for four weeks. See more »


The car chase scene between the silver Porsche and the blue Camaro contains many inconsistencies. The Porsche's left rear passenger window disappears and reappears between shots before the scene where the Camaro passenger destroys it with a shotgun. Before the climax of the chase, the Camaro's front end is damaged, but there are no scenes showing how it got damaged during the scene. See more »


Benjy Taylor: Damn! I almost had it!
Ted Varrick: Yeah, no shit.
Benjy Taylor: I wanna go back and get that car.
Ted Varrick: Awww, c'mon, what are you? Out of your mind?
Benjy Taylor: Obviously.
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Referenced in 'Law & Order': The Beginning (2002) See more »


Performed by The Untouchables
Written by Clyde Grimes, Jr.
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One of ORIONS low budget hits....dated but good.
19 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film was a vehicle for the talented CHARLIE SHEEN and D B SWEENY before the did 8 MEN OUT with JOHN SAYLES.The filmis a commentary on action adventure gun play and car theft in the age of "me" the 1980's. This one was released hot on the heels of PLATOON to capitalize off CHARLIE SHHENS performance in that and WALL STREET. Sheen gives a convincing performance as a villian inthis movie similar to STEFF In PRETTY IN PINK played by JAMES SPADER...except CHARLIE SHEEN uses a gun and AH HA is not on the soundtrack.A great movie for genre audiences, not oscar worthy but watchable and fun.

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