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Writer (WGA):
Eric Red (written by)
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Release Date:
27 January 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
They were hired killers going up against the deadliest force of all. Each other.
Plot:
A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Character driven thriller propelled by great acting. (minor spoilers) See more (37 total) »

Cast

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Roy Scheider ... Cohen

Adam Baldwin ... Tate
Harley Cross ... Travis Knight

Cooper Huckabee ... Jeff Knight

Suzanne Savoy ... Martha Knight

Marco Perella ... FBI George

Tom Campitelli ... FBI Fred

Andy Gill ... FBI Roy (as Andrew R. Gill)
Frank Bates ... Highway Patrolman
James Jeter ... Trooper #1
Jeff Bennett ... Trooper #2

Ron Jackson ... Trooper #3
Ted Baader ... Trooper #4

Kenneth McCabe ... Gas Station Attendant
Ina B. Bott ... Fat Woman
Craig Busch ... Farmer

Directed by
Eric Red 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Eric Red (written by)

Produced by
Antony Rufus-Isaacs .... producer (as Antony Rufus Isaacs)
Jeff Young .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Edward M. Abroms  (as Edward Abroms)
 
Casting by
Sally Dennison 
Julie Selzer 
 
Production Design by
David M. Haber 
 
Costume Design by
Verkina Flower 
 
Makeup Department
Dayne Johnson .... makeup artist
Louis Lazzara .... key makeup artist
David B. Miller .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
Graham Henderson .... executive in charge of production
Andy Howard .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sanford Hampton .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Robert Zoller .... property master
Richard N. McGuire .... assistant property master (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Patrick Bietz .... sound editor
Al Gomez .... foley mixer
Tim Himes .... sound mixer
Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor
James Troutman .... supervising sound editor: Sync-Pop, Inc.
 
Special Effects by
Jim Doyle .... special effects
 
Stunts
Dani Barden .... stunts
Dave Bartholomew .... stunts (as Dave Bartholme)
Andy Gill .... stunt coordinator (as Andrew R. Gill)
Bob Ivy .... stunts
Al Jones .... stunts
David Little .... stunts
Ben Loggins .... stunts
Rex Pierson .... stunts
David Sanders .... stunts
Russell Towery .... stunts
Lee Waddell .... stunt driver
Lee Waddell .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Audie Aragon .... dolly grip
Craig Busch .... still photographer
Larry Hezzelwood .... first assistant camera
John Sheeren .... first assistant camera: second unit
Scott Smith .... director of photography: second unit
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eva Prappas .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Bob Hagans .... color timer
 
Location Management
Craig Busch .... location manager
 
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
John Rotondi .... scoring engineer: Y4
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
 
Transportation Department
Dennis Junt .... driver: honeywagon
Jimmy Ray Pickens .... driver
 
Other crew
Dani Barden .... stand-in: "Travis"
Karin Davis .... caterer: Roadshows Catering
Sanford Hampton .... consultant to producer
Frank Kearney .... helicopter pilot
Norman Mont-Eton .... stand-in: "Cohen" and "Tate"
Linda Olszewski .... assistant to actor
Aggi Pharo .... insurance: Johnson & Higgins of California
Robin Simpson .... helicopter pilot
Shauna Skidmore .... animal wrangler
 

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Also Known As:
"Jacker" - Japan (English title) (alternative transliteration)
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Runtime:
86 min | Argentina:88 min
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Trivia:
The police cruisers seen during the finale were real Houston Police squad cars. Ford LTD Crown Victorias were used by HPD from 1983 - 1987; the last use of these squads was in 1993.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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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Movie Connections:
Featured in A Look Back at 'Cohen & Tate' (2013) (V)See more »

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11 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Character driven thriller propelled by great acting. (minor spoilers), 26 February 2005
Author: Pepper Anne from Orlando, Florida

Harley Cross does fine work here as Travis Knight. Travis and his family were living out in the middle of nowhere in the witness protection program until their temporary hideout is infiltrated by gangsters. Travis is not only the sole survivor of the massacre, but also the only one who can identify the perpetrators. Two hit men known only as Cohen (Roy Scheider) and Tate (Adam Baldwin) are hired to kidnap the boy and drive him to their boss.

But, they're not dealing with just some kid. Travis actually turns out to be rather clever in what may seem like a helpless situation, figuring out Cohen and Tate's psychological weaknesses (Cohen is a by-the-book-no-questions-asked hit men while Tate takes pride in tormenting the smart-mouthed kid) and using it against them to protect himself.

It is a very simple film done quite well because it entirely character-driven. Surprisingly, it is quite a good thriller, despite the usual story of the hired hand and the mafia witnesses with great performances all around.

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