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Cartel (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  14 June 1990 (USA)
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Chuck Taylor is a charter pilot who unknowingly smuggles cocaine for the Cartel into the U.S. Unfortunately he is captured by the feds. Ironically, so is Tony King, boss of the Cartel. The ... See full summary »

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Chuck Taylor
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Tony King
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Donna Grey
Suzee Slater ...
Nancy
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Rivera
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Camarillo
Gary Littlejohn ...
Clark
Jim Maniaci ...
Max
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Magrow
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Steve Rodriguez / Bill Matthews
Henry Carbo ...
Babyface
Mickey Morton ...
Coleman
Mark Burton ...
Savage
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Mason
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William
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Chuck Taylor is a charter pilot who unknowingly smuggles cocaine for the Cartel into the U.S. Unfortunately he is captured by the feds. Ironically, so is Tony King, boss of the Cartel. The two are placed in the same cell, and a relentless battle of wills begins. King even has Taylor's family executed from behind bars. When King escapes from the prison, Taylor takes that as his cue to do likewise. He hunts down the members of the Cartel one by one, and gets vengeance for his loved ones in this ultra violent and bloody actioner. Written by Sean Kilby and Jason Parker <gestalt@ix.netcom.com>

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B-graded action flick!!

Chuck Taylor is a charter pilot of a cesna plane and when he just has landed on a airport he's arrested for drugs smuggling. When he comes in prison he meets the bad guy. He breaks out and decides to bring to true bad guys to justice.

Fun Film to watch but it is not the best i've ever seen. Don't expect great plot lines or a great story, just action nothing more nothing less. Just enjoy this movie when you're not in the mood for thinking.


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