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Off Limits (1988)

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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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Trivia

Primarily made with an Australian crew. See more »

Goofs

In an early scene McGriff and Perkins are driving through what is supposed to be the bar district in Saigon, but the names of two famous bars from Patpong, Bangkok, Thailand are clearly visible, "Pussy Galore" and "King's Castle". See more »

Quotes

Dix: [confessing his crimes in third person] Dix had lead several succsessful missons and his general was ready to reward him... until he saw his tattoo... very working class... the general was so disgusted that he ensured Dix would never get his comisson. Of course he was married
[grunts]
Dix: ... whore... but he did love her... yes siree... killing her was the only way Dix could make the general feel like he did... for being cheated out of his comission. Their were others after her
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Connections

References Mod Squad (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Stand!
Written by Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart)
Performed by Sly and the Family Stone
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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