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Mike Braxton (Sam Jones) a St. Louis cop, receives an urgent call from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. The call ends abruptly and Mike rushes to LA to... See full summary »

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Mike Braxton
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Samantha Richards
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Simon Stone
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Frank
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Tony Braxton
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Gallagher
Bill McKinney ...
Miller
Rockne Tarkington ...
Leon
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Joey
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Larry
Michele Russell ...
Marie (as Michelle Russell)
Duane Tucker ...
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Dan Tullis Jr. ...
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James McIntire ...
Young Gun
Burton Collins ...
John (Braxton's Partner)
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Mike Braxton (Sam Jones) a St. Louis cop, receives an urgent call from his brother Tony (Nick Cassavetes), a small time thief in Los Angeles. The call ends abruptly and Mike rushes to LA to find his brother has been murdered. When questioning Tony's girlfriend, she's gunned down in front of him. Mike quickly learns Tony was a courier for Simon Stone (John Russell), a big time arms-smuggler. When Mike meets Stone's lawyer, Samantha Richardson (Vanessa Williams), the two team up to bring down Stone's arms smuggling empire. But Mike's infatuation with Samantha keeps putting them in greater danger. Written by Anonymous

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Geschäft mit dem Tod  »

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Sam Jones - Tough AND Sexy
4 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Man! That Sam Jones is amazing! Here, as Mike Braxton, he's a rogue cop who gets a call for help from his brother. When he responds, he finds that his brother is dead and his brother's girlfriend is shot right before his eyes. He gets drunk in the killer's bar, insults him, falls into a lawyer's car and assume that she wants him - square jaw, tight jeans and all. Too right! So they jump in her car again and try to escape from killers armed with an impressive arsenal. Let's hope he doesn't graze his knee or bruise that handsome face.


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