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Relentless (1989)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  30 August 1989 (USA)
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Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Arthur 'Buck' Taylor
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Bill Malloy
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Patrick O'Bryan ...
Todd Arthur
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Arthur
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Francine
Angel Tompkins ...
Carmen
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Swarthy Cop
Beau Starr ...
Ike Taylor
Harriet Hall ...
Angela Taylor
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Marra
Ron Taylor ...
Captain Blakely
Roy Brocksmith ...
Coroner
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Terrell
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Storyline

Sam Dietz, a New York cop recently reassigned to Los Angeles, joins the hunt for a serial killer who seemingly picks his victims at random from the telephone directory - but the closer he gets to cracking the case, the more personal the stakes become. Written by Ross Horsley <explodo@hotmail.com>

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Killers aren't born. They're made. Judd Nelson is Buck Taylor. And Buck Taylor is...Relentless See more »

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30 August 1989 (USA)  »

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$6,985,999 (USA)
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Joe Spinell was originally cast to play the role of Captain Blakely, but died shortly before filming was to begin. See more »

Quotes

Buck: [Calling his intended victim] I called to see if you were home, I have to kill you tonight.
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Very good movie!
25 April 2004 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

I thought Relentless is a good film! It has some faces in it such as Robert Loggia, Judd Nelson, Leo Rossi, Meg Foster, Ken Lerner, Edward Bunker, and George 'Buck' Flower! The actors in the film are good especially Loggia and Nelson! Nelson makes a good killer in the film! You never know what this guy it up to! I also like how the movie really focused on him! It allowed decent development on this character and by it doing that it made it really interesting! Leo Rossi played the good guy well. The music especially the main title is very good by underrated composer Jay Chattaway! The action in the film is good and the killings are played out well. There are three sequels to this film. If you like the cast mentioned above and like to see a cool 80s killer movie then watch Relentless!


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