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Renegades (1989)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 June 1989 (USA)
An undercover cop forms an alliance with a Native American to help him hunt down the criminals who stole an ancient Lakota tribal lance.

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Barbara
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Marino (as Rob Knepper)
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Finch
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JJ
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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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$9,015,164 (USA)
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Despite being set in Philadelphia, a majority of the picture was actually lensed in Toronto, to cut down on cost. See more »

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You can clearly see a wire pulling Lou Diamond Phillips off a horse as he is hit by a henchman at the barn. See more »

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Buster McHenry: Look over my shoulder and tell me if you see an Indian following me.
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Only the Strong Survive
Written by Bryan Adams and Jim Vallance
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Courtesy of A&M Records
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a great formula film
27 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

RENEGADES is a great formula film from Jack Sholder. The films format is action adventure with a heavy native american theme. The film tells the tale of police corruption, mafia dirty dealings and the theft of a sacred lance from a native american tribe. The film has predictable elements yet is worthwhile. Of note is the directing style of sholder which is kinetic enough to keep the audience interested. RENEGADES is formula but succeds at being good formula; good formula never fails. I recommend this film as a popcorn and coke film.


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