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Hero and the Terror (1988)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  26 August 1988 (USA)
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Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Kay
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Robinson
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Simon Moon
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Dwight
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Mayor
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Theater Manager
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Betsy
Tony DiBenedetto ...
Dobeny
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Dr. Highwater
Joe Guzaldo ...
Copelli
Peter Miller ...
Chief Bridges
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Ginger (as Karen Witter)
Lorry Goldman ...
Ginger's Manager
Christine Wagner ...
Doctor
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Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years earlier O'Brien had single-handedly captured The Terror and was called Hero by the people of L.A. Now Simon has escaped and has started killing women again, and O'Brien is the only man who can stop him. Written by Darryl Schneider <fish2@datanet.ab.ca>

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Heroes hit hardest.


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26 August 1988 (USA)  »

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El héroe y el terror  »

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$5,301,200 (USA)
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The last film that Menahem Golan produced with Chuck Norris. See more »

Quotes

Danny O'Brien: Well, the way I see it, Victor, you have two choices: you can swim for it or you can give it up.
Victor: [chuckles] I'm gonna break you like a bad habit numb-nuts.
Danny O'Brien: Well, that is a third choice.
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Two Can be One
Produced by Robert Jason and David Frank
Performed by Joe Pizzulo and Stephanie Reach
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A chill goes up my spine
17 April 2001 | by (Anytown U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

WOW! I've heard many negative reviews of this film but holy cow is it a nail biter! Chuck Norris is at his prime in this movie, a performance he was only able to top in Delta Force One and Two. Billy Drago, as Doctor Highwater, leads a solid supporting cast in making this movie a huge success. Every time Chuck and Billy team up they create an explosion of action and emotion. I've watched this movie several times and every time I come away with something new I have learned about the characters or the plot itself. This movie has an awful high babe factor as well. Bottom line: Drago and Norris are an hit on screen!


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