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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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Kay
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Robinson
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Simon Moon
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Dwight
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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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The last movie Steve James made with Menaham Golan and Yoram Globus, but not with the Cannon film company. That film was American Ninja 3: Blood Hunt (1989) See more »

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Man at food stand: [Danny O'Brien is undercover and acting like a short order cook when he gets an unsatisfied customer] These are the worst eggs I've ever had, man!
Danny O'Brien: Wait till you try the toast.
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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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Manhunter -- Chuck Style
23 January 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Years ago, cop Chuck Norris captured serial killer Simon Moon, a.k.a. "The Terror." This made him a local hero dubbed "Hero" by the press. Now The Terror is back and Hero has to stop him. This is a somewhat different movie for Chuck than his other '80s movies. He attempts to play a more layered and sensitive guy this time around. Sure he does spin-kicks and the like, but he also wears sweaters and goes shopping with his pregnant girlfriend Brynn Thayer (one of Matlock's daughters). Jack O'Halloran plays The Terror. Steve James takes time out from being Michael Dudikoff's sidekick in the American Ninja movies to being Chuck's partner here. Billy Drago also appears in a surprisingly non-villainous role. Chuck gets a lot of flack for a variety of reasons but his '80s movies were usually entertaining. This is no exception. It's not high art but it is a fun cop movie.


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