An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by an electronics expert and her crime lab.





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Cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Paul Cain / The Dark Avenger
Maggie Han ...
Rae Wong
Commissioner Peter Kinghorn
Dr. Colin Tremaine
Dr. Tanya Russell
Walter Donovan
District Attorney Underwood
Tom Ringerman
Karen Cain
Annabella Price ...
Madolyn Dougherty
Captain David Strauss
Stephen Markle ...
Fred Newton
Howard George ...
Marvin Stein
Susie Donovan (as Thora)
Jenny Drugan ...
Amanda Cain


An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by an electronics expert and her crime lab.

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Release Date:

11 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Máscara do Vingador  »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An excellent pilot show for its time. ;)
7 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember this movie quite well, as it was shown in the "The Flash"'s timeslot on CBS's Thurday night lineup. I like the story's concept similarity to Sam Raimi's "DarkMan", which was really fresh at the time, and the style worked very well in the early 90's, the dark "Anti-hero". It would've been great to have Raimi helm this as a series, or even the team that brought us the "Flash"'s series, too.

I really liked the show's return to the hat and trenchcoat look for a 90's hero (what I'd call "neo-pulp") and would've liked to at least seen a 13 episode run of this show, if not just for Judge Cain's costume and the beautiful Maggie Han! :)

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