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Renegades (1989)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  2 June 1989 (USA)
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Buster McHenry works as an undercover agent for the local police. Currently he investigates on police corruption and is in big trouble. His task makes him break the law, he participates in ... See full summary »

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Cop Outside Bar
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Buster McHenry works as an undercover agent for the local police. Currently he investigates on police corruption and is in big trouble. His task makes him break the law, he participates in a robbery. Things really screw up as not only two men are shot, but also an ancient indian spear is stolen and Buster is wounded. Hank Storm, a young indian, is now after the spear and Buster is after his criminal 'comrades'. Both of them are outsiders in their way, but now they have the same target. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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They trusted no one. Until they had to trust each other. See more »


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2 June 1989 (USA)  »

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$9,015,164 (USA)
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Lou Diamond Phillips spent time with Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman and his tribe to help him prepare to play a Native American character. See more »

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The movie is said to take place in Philadelphia but must have been filmed at least in part in Canada as you can distinctly see a "Loblaw's Market" in the background of one scene. Loblaw's is a Canadian chain. See more »


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Before the Bullets Fly
Written by 'Warren Haynes' *qv), John Jaworowicz & Jack Williams
Performed by The Gregg Allman Band
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Gertz, Kiefer and Lou Shine
9 November 2001 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

I will always like this movie for 3 reasons- 1. That Jami Gertz was in it--2. That fellow Canadian Kiefer Sutherland was in it and 3. It was shot here in Toronto,Ontario downtown and I watched alot of the location shooting. I remember watching alot of the filming downtown and they had alot of the streets blocked off that made for traffic nightmares donwtown Toronto. But getting to meet Jami Gertz was the exciting part. She was very friendly to the people who would be standing around watching the filming. At this time I had only known who she was from Lost Boys and the TV Show Square Pegs.

Anyhow Kiefer is great in this as a cop who is on a corruption in the police force task force but seems to never have the best luck. Lou Diamond Phillips plays a native indian and he is not too bad in it. But Jami Gertz I say steals this movie for sure. Lots of pretty good action and shoot ups. I don't see what people never liked about it. I guess nowadays it is just waaay too hard to have a viewer actually not go into watching a movie with a closed mind nowadays unless someone like Tom Cruise or Brad pitt is in it. I didn't really see any boring parts in it and Sutherland,Phillips and Gertz all together have some charisma on screen. Surprising with Phillips who is usually hot and cold in his flicks.


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