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Wanted: Dead or Alive (1987)

This movie features a character who is a descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall... See full summary »

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Cast

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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
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Louise Quintz
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John Lipton
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Patrick Donoby
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Dave Henderson
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Robert Aziz
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Hasson
Suzanne Wouk ...
Jamilla
Gerald Papasian ...
Abdul Renza (as Gerald Papasyan)
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Amir
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This movie features a character who is a descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall is also a bounty hunter. & also an ex-CIA operative, who is asked by his former employer to help them track down a terrorist, 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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He's the best there is at a job he hates. See more »


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16 January 1987 (USA)  »

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Wanted Dead or Alive  »

Box Office

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$7,555,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie was made and released about thirty years (around twenty-nine years to be exact) after the original television series Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958). 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: Fuck the bonus.
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Connections

Referenced in The Dark Knight (2008) See more »

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Doncha Know That ...?
Written by Joe Renzetti and Simon Stokes
Performed by Simon Stokes
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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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