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Off Limits (1988)

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

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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
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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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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

The sequence with Elgin Flowers in his bunker was shot in three different locations. See more »

Goofs

Just before Gregory Hines takes a hold of the crying baby, a glimpse shot of its face is seen and the child is clearly not upset. See more »

Quotes

Buck McGriff: How many times did you fuck her Maurice?
Maurice: 'bout 8 10 times, I'm a 'ho tamin' mutherfucka. That bitch wont work for a week at least.
Buck McGriff: Bullshit! She hasn't got the clap Maurice and you can't piss without a painkiller. Ohh I'm sick of this shit!
Maurice: Hey don't be sick of it mutherfuka. The only thing I saw that night was some slant eyed pussy.
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Soundtracks

Funky Broadway
Written by Lester Christian
Performed by Wilson Pickett
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Pretty good thriller
3 February 2000 | by (Forres, Scotland) – See all my reviews

I watched this film on Sky movies the other night, it is called Saigon here in the UK. It is of course set in Saigon and I think if you took this cop thriller and set it in LA or New York it would just be another average cop film. What makes it different is the setting and the backdrop of the Vietnam conflict. I must admit though I guessed the murderers identity about halfway through the film. It was also refreshing for the guy not to get the girl as it were! A decent if a quite forgotten film.


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