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Writer (WGA):
Eric Red (written by)
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Release Date:
27 January 1989 (USA) See more »
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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:
Screamer of a movie! See more (30 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
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Directed by
Eric Red 
 
Writing credits
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Eric Red (written by)

Produced by
Antony Rufus-Isaacs .... producer
Jeff Young .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bill Conti 
 
Cinematography by
Victor J. Kemper 
 
Film Editing by
Edward M. Abroms 
 
Costume Design by
Verkina Flower 
 
Makeup Department
Dayne Johnson .... makeup artist
Louis Lazzara .... key makeup artist
David B. Miller .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
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
 
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
 
Music Department
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"
Craig Busch .... location manager
Sanford Hampton .... consultant to producer
Frank Kearney .... helicopter pilot
Norman Mont-Eton .... stand-in: "Cohen" and "Tate"
Linda Olszewski .... assistant to actor
Robin Simpson .... helicopter pilot
Shauna Skidmore .... animal wrangler
 

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Additional Details

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:
Factual errors: In the final scene, Cohen stops his badly damaged car in a downtown area. It is immediately surrounded by the many police cruisers that were giving chase. Dozens of officers leave these vehicles, pull their weapons, and take aim at Cohen. But none of them gives him any kind of command. In a real situation, at least one officer would immediately order Cohen to drop his weapon and follow other necessary instructions.See more »
Quotes:
[Last lines]
Cohen:How old are you, kid?
Travis Knight:Nine.
Cohen:Nine. Hm. How about that.
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20 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Screamer of a movie!, 2 April 2002
Author: uds3 from Longmont, Colorado

User rating of 4.8? yeah right, so much for credibility!

Diabolically stupid reviews for this film go some way to explaining how this rating has eventuated but not all. Gratifying to see a few people with both awareness and understanding, albeit way in the minority.

For the record, this is one brilliant film, barely screened worldwide and buried long ago in video Boot Hill! A dialog-driven film which of course 'lost' the action-freaks probably during the opening reel. An entire movie shot more or less within the confines of an automobile and the interest never wanes (if you're SEEING, not just surface watching). Why is it brilliant? Because it offers the one thing ALL absorbing films do - INTERESTING CHARACTERISATIONS! Even Harley Cross as Travis Knight, the feisty lad under threat of death, contributes immeasurably to the film.

Arguably Baldwin and Scheider's greatest performances as the two hit-men thrown together on a "job" and yet who play by such different rules. Baldwin, the moronic Tate with no scruples, intellect or even taste. Scheider as Cohen the ageing assassin, weary of his lot but despite wanting to "get the job done," still with a thread of decency hanging over his doomed soul.

Extremely suspenseful and in some ways a human study that perchance the Cohen Brothers might have come up with. If you can see nothing in this film I can only wonder what you're missing in the rest of your three score years and ten? 8.5 out of ten, and don't even THINK about arguing!

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