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Deadly Weapon (1989)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi | 15 August 1989 (USA)
An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses... See full summary »

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Zeke
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Robert Benedetti ...
Bernard Bauhaus
Arell Blanton ...
Edwin
Susan Blu ...
Shirley
Tom Cesano ...
Joey
Ed Corbett ...
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Lieutenant Dalton
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Michael Hennessey ...
Frampton
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Indian Joe
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Lester (as Richard S. Horvitz)
Sasha Jenson ...
Martin
Gary Kroeger ...
Glover
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Sgt. Conroy
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An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses it to get even with his persecutors. An army team led by the overzealous Lt. Dalton is sent to recover the weapon before it's unstable reactor overloads and causes a meltdown. Written by Ronos

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What happens when the most dangerous man alive... is a boy!

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A Arma Proibida  »

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Was originally envisioned by executive producer Charles Band as a sequel to Laserblast (1978) but after the fall of Empire Pictures the ideas were recycled. See more »

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Features TerrorVision (1986) See more »

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Always On The Run
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Good compliment
2 March 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Initially I also was reminded of Joey From Nightmare on Elm street part three but having seen it it was pretty good. I guess the movie was moving to me because I myself was a rebel when I was a kid. With the obvious exception of picking up a high powered plasma gun and blowing away all the bad guys, I was quite a bit like the main character in the movie. A definite two thumbs up, a must rent at least once.


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