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Cohen and Tate (1988)

A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly ... See full summary »

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Cohen
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Tate
Harley Cross ...
Travis Knight
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Jeff Knight
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Martha Knight
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FBI George
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FBI Fred
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FBI Roy (as Andrew R. Gill)
Frank Bates ...
Highway Patrolman
James Jeter ...
Trooper #1
Jeff Bennett ...
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Ted Baader ...
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Gas Station Attendant
Ina B. Bott ...
Fat Woman
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A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly irritated with his partner Tate, a brutish killer, when their prisoner uses unnatural guile and resourcefulness to play them off against each other. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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They were hired killers going up against the deadliest force of all. Each other.

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27 January 1989 (USA)  »

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Trivia

The finale where Cohen rams a roadblock is actually the off-ramp from Interstate 45 to McKinney Street. The building in the foreground is the Houston City Hall Annex, located at 900 Bagby. See more »

Goofs

During the nighttime driving scenes, many round white glares from freeway lights are visible through the side windows of Cohen and Tate's car. However, even though the vehicle is traveling at freeway speeds, these lights barely move. See more »

Quotes

Tate: Hey what's the last thing that goes through a bug's mind when it hits a windshield? IT'S ASS
[He and Cohen laugh]
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Great forgotten movie
28 December 2002 | by (Maine) – See all my reviews

This is a great movie. I rented it at random from my local video store about 8 years ago not expecting much. I have rented it about 5 times since. I put people who didn't like this movie into the same category as people who didn't like the movie "Payback". You just didn't get it, so go rent "Home Alone" again.


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