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Cage (1989)

 -  Action | Drama  -  1 September 1989 (USA)
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A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) ... See full summary »

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Scott Monroe
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Tony Baccola
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Mario
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Tin Lum Yin
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Chang
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Costello
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Chao Tung
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Pang
Maggie Mae Miller ...
Meme
Paul Sorensen ...
Matt
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A GI in Vietnam saves his buddy's life, but in the process is shot in the head. The injury results in brain damage to the point where he basically has a child's brain in a (very large) man's body. When they get out of the army the two open up a bar together, but some local gangsters make things tough for them after they refuse to take part in brutal "cage" matches where fighters battle to the point of serious injury and/or death. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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1 September 1989 (USA)  »

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A Jaula da Morte  »

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$618,178 (USA)
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Morgan Garrett: Well if it isn't one of Yin's slimeballs Tiger Joe.
Tiger Joe: Well at least you got the name right.
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I never expected this from the Hulk
20 January 2001 | by (unknown) – See all my reviews

I expected to get some laughs from a movie I thought would be like Schwarzeneggers Commando or something like that but I was amazed at what it actually is, a movie about a powerful friendship between two vietnam veterans (Lou Ferrigino and Reb Brown), one of them saved the other while getting shot in the head and now hence he has the mentality of a boy. Reb Brown being the one Lou saved he now repays his debt by taking care of him.

At the same time two low mobsters have lost money fighting on an illegal cage match and need a new fighter. They run into Brown and Ferrigino and later persuade Ferrigino to wrestle out in the cage because he doesn't understand what it actually means. Brown try to find him to save his one and only friend and it all ends in a terrific climax. Good action and some reasonable good acting.

Is somewhere between a six and a ten.


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