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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Michael Blodgett (novel)
Dennis Shryack (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
26 August 1988 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Heroes hit hardest.
Plot:
Danny O'Brien is back in action fighting the notorious Simon Moon, also known as The Terror. Three years... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Chuck Norris ... Danny O'Brien

Brynn Thayer ... Kay

Steve James ... Robinson

Jack O'Halloran ... Simon Moon

Jeffrey Kramer ... Dwight

Ron O'Neal ... Mayor

Murphy Dunne ... Theater Manager

Heather Blodgett ... Betsy
Tony DiBenedetto ... Dobeny

Billy Drago ... Dr. Highwater
Joe Guzaldo ... Copelli
Peter Miller ... Chief Bridges

Karen Lorre ... Ginger (as Karen Witter)
Lorry Goldman ... Ginger's Manager
Christine Wagner ... Doctor
Francette Mace ... Boutique Owner
Bill Harris ... Interviewer

Branscombe Richmond ... Victor
Melanie Noble ... Harriet
Shelley Pogoda ... Receptionist

Tiiu Leek ... TV Announcer
Chesher Cat ... Nurse (as Deborah Chesher)
Saladin James ... Maitre D'
Michelle Michaels ... Businesswoman
Beans Morocco ... Priest (as Dan Barrows)

Lucy Lee Flippin ... Media Person
Leona Mills ... Media Person
John Solari ... Media Person

Robert Wall ... Wall (as Bob Wall)
Jamison Shea ... Restaurant Staff
Cynthia Wilde ... Restaurant Staff
John David Yarborough ... Restaurant Staff
William Tannen ... Civil Engineer
Winifred Freedman ... Gina
Gary Rooney ... Cop
Phil Shipko ... Cop
Theodore J. Mehous ... Parking Attendant
Ron Shipp ... Intern
Michael King ... Doctor
Antonio Canale ... Baby
Cherie Sassoon ... Baby
Henry O. Watson ... Police Sergeant
Diane Robinson ... Policewoman
Benny Podda ... Trainer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Michael Blodgett ... (uncredited)
Robert Hammond ... Cop (uncredited)
Doyle McCurley ... Coroner (uncredited)

Directed by
William Tannen 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Blodgett (novel "Hero and the Terror")

Dennis Shryack (screenplay) &
Michael Blodgett (screenplay)

Produced by
Yoram Globus .... executive producer
Menahem Golan .... executive producer
Raymond Wagner .... producer
John Zane .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
David Michael Frank  (as David Frank)
 
Cinematography by
Eric Van Haren Noman 
 
Film Editing by
Christian Wagner 
 
Production Design by
Holger Gross 
 
Set Decoration by
Kate J. Sullivan 
 
Costume Design by
Mary Ellen Winston 
 
Art Department
Chris Santini .... carpenter
Drew Williams .... lead man
 
Sound Department
Jeff Burman .... sound editor
Richard Burton .... sound editor
Stanley B. Gill .... sound recordist
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Frank A. Montaño .... sound re-recording mixer
Preston Oliver .... foley mixer
Kathy Siegel .... foley editor
 
Special Effects by
John Eggett .... special effects supervisor
Shaun O'Neal .... special effects technician
Ken Tarallo .... special effects technician
 
Stunts
Rick Avery .... stunts
Clay Boss .... stunts
Dan Bradley .... stunts
Eddie Braun .... stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts (as G. Charles Brewer)
Bob Brown .... stunts (as Robert Brown)
Hal Burton .... stunts
Bob K. Cummings .... stunts (as Bob Cummings)
Bud Davis .... stunts
Mike De Luna .... stunts (as Michael De Luna)
David Efron .... stunts
Jon H. Epstein .... stunt coordinator (as Jon Epstein)
Greg Gault .... stunts (as Gregory Gault)
Robert Hammond .... stunts
Rosine 'Ace' Hatem .... stunts (as Rosine Ace Hatem)
Al Jones .... stunts
Al Lee .... stunts
Jimmy Medearis .... stunts
Faith Minton .... stunts
Carol Neilson .... stunts (as Carol Lee Neilson)
Eric Norris .... stunts
Mike Norris .... stunts (as Michael Ray Norris)
Brad Orrison .... stunts
Víctor Quintero .... stunts (as Victor Quintero)
Charlie Skeen .... stunts (as William Charles Skeen)
Steve Vandeman .... stunts
Randell Dennis Widner .... stunts (as Randall Widner)
Robert Wall .... stunts (uncredited)
Randell Dennis Widner .... stunt double: Jack O'Halloran (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dale Alexander .... key grip
David Azzoto .... electrician
Damon Marcellino .... set lighting technician
Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera
Rick Fee .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Allen Cappuccilli .... assistant film editor
Robert W. Hedland .... first assistant editor
Omneya 'Nini' Mazen .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Joachim H. Hansch .... music supervisor (as Joachim Hansch)
Avi Kipper .... score recording & mixing
John La Salandra .... music editor
David Linn .... music coordinator
 
Other crew
Mischa Hausserman .... pilot
Howard Jackson .... trainer: Mr. Norris
Rick Prieto .... fight choreographer (as RickPrierto)
Emily Rice .... production accountant
Joe Straw .... production accountant
Dino Vindeni .... production intern
Bob Wishnefsky .... production assistant
John Achorn .... adr voice group (uncredited)
 

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96 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:AA (Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (uncut) (self applied) (2005) | Finland:K-16 (cut) (1989) | Iceland:16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | Portugal:M/12 | UK:15 | West Germany:16 (nf) (cut)

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Trivia:
The last film that Menahem Golan produced with Chuck Norris.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Kay is shopping for the red dress, Danny turns away from the window to purchase a newspaper from a vending machine, but his reflection on the shop window remains stationary between the shots.See more »
Quotes:
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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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hot Fuzz (2007)See more »
Soundtrack:
Two Can be OneSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Manhunter -- Chuck Style, 23 January 2014
Author: utgard14 from USA

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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