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Dark Angel (1990)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Horror  |  28 September 1990 (USA)
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Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Det. Jack Caine
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Special Agent Arwood 'Larry' Smith
Betsy Brantley ...
Diane Pallone
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Bad Alien - Talec
Jay Bilas ...
Good Alien - Azeck
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Captain Malone
David Ackroyd ...
Inspector Switzer
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Victor Manning
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Warren
Mark Lowenthal ...
Bruce the Scientist
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Boner
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McMurphy
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Det. Ray Turner
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White Boy #1
Robert Prentiss ...
White Boy #2
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Storyline

Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed mission is to stop the drugs trade and the number one supplier Victor Manning. Whilst involved in an undercover operation to entrap Victor Manning, his partner gets killed, and a sinister newcomer enters the scene... Along with F.B.I. agent Lawrence Smith, the two investigate a spate of mysterious deaths; normal non-junkies dying of massive heroin overdoses and bearing the same horrific puncture marks on the forehead. This, coupled with Caine's own evidence, indicates an alien force is present on the streets of Houston, killing and gathering stocks of a rare drug found only in the brain... Caine is used to fighting the toughest of criminals, but up to now they've all been human... Written by anonymous

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Good cop. Bad alien. Big trouble. See more »


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28 September 1990 (USA)  »

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Dark Angel  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,348,368 (USA)
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Trivia

Matthias Hues, who played the film's alien bad guy, performed all of his own stunts because there were no doubles who could match his size (Hues is 6-foot-5). See more »

Goofs

When the White Boy infiltrates the police station he flame cuts through an iron bar grid which is embedded in the walls. When he's done the grid falls off in one piece, undamaged, with no bars left in the wall. See more »

Quotes

Jack Caine: Either you're Santa Claus or you're dead, pal.
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Referenced in The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Touch Me Tonight
Performed by Shooting Star
Written by Van McLain
Produced by Van McLain
Published by V & R Publishing (BMI)
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It's a classic
14 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to see such a low rating for this movie. I've probably seen this movie like 10 times. And after my wife found out I'm a Dolph Lundgren fan, I think the first thing she asked me was, "do you own "I Come In Peace"?", because she was already a fan of the movie too. Anyway, if you like sci-fi action movies, check it out.


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