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Dead Bang (1989)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  24 March 1989 (USA)
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A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy ... See full summary »

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A cop is gunned down on Xmas eve. Jerry Beck, the homicide cop given the job of hunting the killer, investigates some leads which bring him into contact with a group of white supremacy extremists. In addition to the racists, Beck also has to contend with an unhelpful FBI agent. Written by Rob Hartill

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For one cop this isn't just a case. It's a war. See more »


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24 March 1989 (USA)  »

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$8,125,592 (USA)
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A final scene between Don Johnson and Penelope Ann Miller was shot where her character picks up Beck at the closing press conference and there's a hint that the two may reconcile. This scene was cut from the released version. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Beck: Thanks for all the help. Sorry, Kressler, but me and the doc, we got along just like that.
[crosses fingers]
Jerry Beck: Two peas in a pod.
Arthur Kressler: Really? What did you do, threaten his wife and kids?
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Referenced in Percy tårar (1996) See more »

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Un Mundo Raro
Performed by Los Diamantes (as Los Tres Diamantes)
Courtesy of BMG Ariola Internacional
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* * OUT OF FIVE
14 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don Johnson stars as Jerry Beck a renegade cop who takes on a group of white supremists who are responsible for knocking off a black store owner and hispanic restaurant owners in this standard cop actioner which does have it's moments of entertainment such as the scene where Johnson throws up on one of his suspects or the showdown Johnson has with a shrink. Overall Dead Bang may not be a classic but it does live up to it's title.


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