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Wanted: Dead or Alive (1986)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  16 January 1987 (USA)
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This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, ... See full summary »

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Nick Randall
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Malak Al Rahim
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Philmore Walker
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Terry
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Det. Danny Quintz
Susan MacDonald ...
Louise Quintz
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John Lipton
Hugh Gillin ...
Patrick Donoby
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Dave Henderson
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Robert Aziz
Joseph Nasser ...
Hasson
Suzanne Wouk ...
Jamilla
Gerald Papasian ...
Abdul Renza (as Gerald Papasyan)
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Amir
Hammam Shafie ...
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This movie features a character who is supposed to be the descendant of the character played Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty. But also an ex-CIA operative, who is asked by his former employer to help them track down a terrorrist, Malak Al Rahim, who is in the country, and has already made a move. But he is also looking for Randall, and the people, whom Randall is working for, is telling Malak, where he can find Randall. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Nick Randall is a loner. A legend. A bounty hunter. See more »


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16 January 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Elävänä tai kuolleena  »

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$7,555,000 (USA)
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Trivia

After waking up the first morning on his boat the "hms bounty" Rutger's character is wearing a Chicago bears Super Bowl champs for 1986 t-shirt. Implying the movie was filmed & released very soon thereafter. See more »

Goofs

About a third of the way through, Nick and other policemen are trying to disarm a suspect holding seven sticks of dynamite only 100 feet away. The dynamite explodes much less than it should; seven sticks of dynamite would level a house, and everyone would have to be at least 300 feet away to avoid serious injury or death. See more »

Quotes

Nick Randall: We've been seeing each other for six months now.
Danny Quintz: Six months? Six fucking months? That's a goddamn sivler anniversary for you!
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Connections

Follows Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) See more »

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You Are My Sunshine
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell
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Hauer is the good guy this time
22 June 2003 | by (Blackburn, England) – See all my reviews

After making his mark playing vicious characters in NIGHTHAWKS, THE HITCHER and FLESH + BLOOD, Rutger Hauer plays the hero in a solid action thriller,set in LA. While it is not as slick as the first LETHAL WEAPON movie, it is still quite witty and entertaining. Gene Simmons gives an understated, menacing performance as the terrorist and there's some good action.


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