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Steele Justice (1987)

Steele is ex-cop and Vietnam vet who is determined to bring down Kwan, former South Vietnamese general and now rich and powerful drug lord.

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Cast

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John Steele
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Tracy
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Bennett
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Det. Tom Reese
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Harry
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Gen. Bon Soong Kwan (as Soon-Teck Oh)
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Cami
David Froman ...
Kelso
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Kay
Kimiko Hiroshige ...
Grandmother
Sheila Gale Kandlbinder ...
Anchorwoman
Robert Kim ...
Det. Lee Van Minh
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Pham Van Kwan
Eric Lee ...
New Thug
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Long Hair
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John Steele is a Vietnam Vet who's had trouble adjusting to life after the war. He hasn't been able to hold on to a job which includes being a cop. When his best friend, Lee who also served with him in Vietnam, and who also became a cop was killed by some drug dealers he was investigating. Steele was able to save his daughter and saw one of the shooters. He later sees him and learns that he is the son of General Kwan, another person he served with in Vietnam who was running his own deals on the side, and who tried to kill Steele and Lee but Steele not only survived but thwarted his last plan. Steele suspects Kwan is involved with Lee's death but unfortunately Kwan's a respected member of the community. And Steele's former boss Bennett is not in a rush to find the killers cause investigation reveals that Lee may have been dirty which Steele knows is not true. Steele sets out to prove Lee's innocence and to get Kwan. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The only law is the Black Tiger's. The only justice is John Steele's. See more »


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9 July 1987 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Stahl-Justiz  »

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$1,327,740
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Before Martin Kove crashes his truck into the QUA Trang social club you can see a drive-in billboard showing karate kid part 2 also staring Martin Kove. See more »

Goofs

The Datsun 280ZX used during a chase scene switches into a 1972 model 240Z which is seen when the car rolls over. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Riot on 42nd St. (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Not a Lover
Performed by Astral Plane
Written by Misha Segal and Harriet Schock (as Harriet Shock)
Produced by Misha Segal and John Strong
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Steele Justice
28 August 2016 | by See all my reviews

I didn't realize Martin Kove, the leader of the Cobra Kai dojo in the Karate Kid movies played John Steele in this movie until I read somebody else's review.Steele Justice was an awesome movie that is way overlooked & should be more well known then what it is.The whole time I watched it, I couldn't believe nobody turned it into a TV show back then or at least spun off a couple sequels.That would've been genius I think.I'm not going to spoil the movie for anybody else but there are a lot of things that will make you either laugh (even though it's probably not meant to) go WOW or WTF.You'll just have to watch for yourself.Watch for the music video though.It seemed like right in the middle of an action flick, they stopped to make a music video.After reading a few other Steele Justice reviews I seemed to have missed out on a few things the 1st time I watched it so now I feel the need to go back & watch it all over again.If you're an action movie fan, go watch Steele Justice.If you're not an action movie fan, go watch Steele Justice


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