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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 overview, first billed only:
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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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drug | overdose | heroin | evidence | cop | See All (106) »

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


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28 September 1990 (USA)  »

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$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,348,368 (USA)
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Matthias Hues names the movie as his best experience as an actor. See more »

Goofs

When Caine first confronts Boner in the bar he points his gun at Boner's crotch. In subsequent edits, the gun changes to a different one. See more »

Quotes

[after blowing away the police chief, who was trying to kill his partner]
Jack Caine: [to Laurence Smith] Never trust nobody; Caine Manual, Chapter 1, Page 1.
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Maggy
Performed by XYZ
Written by Digilo/Ilous/Fontaine
Produced by Don Dokken
Published by SMD Publishing/El Porto Music (ASCAP)
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8 August 2001 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

I like original movies and this one is. The villain arrives at earth to creates drugs from humans. Great concept, and this drug dealer has some nasty weapons too boot. Good story line, with a odd couple teaming up to solve the problem. In the end, this movie is crazy enough for a entertaining 2 hour. Mike's pick I give it a 7!


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