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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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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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Storyline

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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9 July 1987 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Stahl-Justiz  »

Box Office

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$1,327,740 (USA)
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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 »


Soundtracks

The One That Got Away
Performed by The Desert Rose Band
Written by Chris Hillman and Peter Knobler
Produced by Paul Worley
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Midget Cowboy
12 September 2012 | by See all my reviews

Look, I have no idea what was going on in this movie, but that's partly due to the fact that at one point, a midget cowboy, wearing sunglasses in a bar, sitting by himself, and rocking to some random country band had me so excited, that I basically had to sign up on IMDb so I could tell everyone that this movie has a midget cowboy in it.

I thank the Netflix Gods for his sublime performance.

Oh, and apparently, all Asians know martial arts, and then they use the arts whenever they're least needed (I've heard this is true).

It certainly isn't Citizen Kane (that movie was in black in white), but it is the greatest movie ever made in color (named Steele Justice).


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