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Off Limits (1988)

 -  Action | Thriller | War  -  11 March 1988 (USA)
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McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Albaby Perkins
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Dix
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Nicole
Kay Tong Lim ...
Lime Green
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Rogers
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Maurice
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Elgin Flowers
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Preacher
Thuy An Luu ...
Lanh (as Thuy Ann Luu)
Richard Lee Reed ...
Colonel Sparks
Woody Brown ...
Co-Pilot
Ken Siu ...
Plowboy
Viladda Vanadurongwan ...
Sister Agnes
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Storyline

McGriff and Albaby are probably doing the worst law enforcement job in the world - they are plain clothes U.S. military policemen on duty in war-time Saigon. However, their job becomes even harder when they start investigating the serial killings of local prostitutes. Their prime suspect is high ranking U.S. Army officer which brings their lives in danger. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Being a cop is tough. But in Saigon, 1968, being a cop is crazy.

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Action | Thriller | War | Drama

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11 March 1988 (USA)  »

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Saigon  »

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$7,242,035 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Gregory Hines improvised the stuff about crushing a man's testicles during an interrogation scene, and the moment in which he gives the middle finger to an angry crowd. See more »

Goofs

In one scene where a prostitute is being interviewed Rogers, David Alan Grier translates the question from English into Vietnamese, but she replies in Thai. See more »

Quotes

Albaby Perkins: I'll tell you something, bullshit and science rule the world.
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Connections

References Mod Squad (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Down on Me
Written and Performed by Janis Joplin
Courtesy of CBS Records
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One of the more unique Vietnam movies
19 April 2002 | by (Redding, california) – See all my reviews

Gregory Hines and Willem Dafoe make an excellent team in this unusual murder mystery set in Vietnam.Actual filming overseas add to the realism.Anyone ever serving in the Pacific can attest to that.The soundtrack was great, using music not usually heard in most of the Vietnam movies.Supporting actors performances were also very good ( Fred ward, Amanda Pays ).I have collected all the Vietnam movies and rate this one of the best.


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