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Traxx (1988)

Traxx has battled his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, spitting lead with two-handed good grace. He decides to retire to a life of baking designer cookies. Running ... See full summary »

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Traxx
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Mayor Alexandria Cray
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Deeter
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Aldo Palucci
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Chief Emmett Decker
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Commissioner R.B. Davis
Michael Kirk ...
Deputy Mayhew
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Tibbs
Herschel Sparber ...
Guzik #1
Jonathan Lutz ...
Guzik #2
Lucius Houghton ...
Guzik #3
Darrow Igus ...
Wendell
Arlene Lorre ...
Celeste
Wally Amos ...
Famous Amos
Wallace Merck ...
Jerome
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Traxx has battled his way through El Salvador, the Middle East and Nicaragua, spitting lead with two-handed good grace. He decides to retire to a life of baking designer cookies. Running out of dough to buy more dough, he hires himself as a "Town Tamer" and begins cleaning up Hadleyville, Texas, telling the lowlife street scum, "You got three choices. Be good, be gone, or be dead." Like all bacteria, the scum are resistant: crime boss Aldo Palucci (Robert Davi) brings in the dreaded Guzik brothers to rid the town of the town tamer, setting the stage for a showdown in the streets. Written by Bruce Scott <meampr@alaska.net>

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This man has just blown away six terrorists, dynamited a drug smuggling compound, and baked a dozen cookies. See more »

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Action | Comedy

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October 1989 (Turkey)  »

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I siderenia pygmi  »

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$6,500,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Priscilla Barnes replaced Connie Selleca. See more »

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Traxx: [refering to criminal who is holding up a pet store] He shot an old lady and a puppy!
Cop: The old lady was sport, but the puppy... Whew! That was pure genius. He can plead insanity on that one.
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Soundtracks

Ain't Gonna Take it Anymore
Written by Jay Gruska and Paul Gordon
Published by Xamusic and French Surf Music
Performed by Steve Donn
Produced by Jay Gruska
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Verrrrrry Funny, classic cookie comedy!
12 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is very funny, although it is currently our of print. If you desire a cheesy 1980's film that puts a mercenary into the competitive cookie business...this is your film. Shadoe is hilarious! Precilla Barnes is also very good as the mayor of the town that Shadoe Stevens tries to "tame" in order to fund his cookie business. The only problem is that he can not cook! This film is classic overdone male machismo, wrapped up in cookie dough. Yes, it is predictable, but very funny nonetheless. As far as I know, this is the only film where Shadoe Stevens is the star. He became famous for doing the voice tracks and announcements for the original Hollywood Squares.


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