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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

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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He came in search of a drug so rare it could only be found in one place... Man. See more »


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28 September 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 names the movie as his best experience as an actor. 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

Arwood "Larry" Smith: [studying the disc weapon] The human body carries a small electrical charge, right? You tune the disc to the charge and then...
[makes a slashing motion across his throat]
Bruce the Scientist: Flathead's basically right. S'like turning your radio dial to K-I-L-L.
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Referenced in Paul (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Ugly
Performed by The U-Krew
Written by L. Bell/Hakim/J. Mac
Produced by Marlon "The Magician" McCain and Michael "N-Pocket" Marvrolas
for Darkhorse Entertainment/MacMan Music, Inc.
Co-produced by Larry "D.L.B." Bell
Published by Prohibited Music
(Administered by Fresh Force Music (BMI))
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The peacekeepers...
22 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A renegade cop (You know the kind)teams up with a straight arrow FBI agent to take down a drug dealer from outer space. Seems our villain of the peace extracts the brains (Juiced up on heroin) to sell back on his turf for cash. Also aiding our heroes is an alien cop. Dolph Lundgren movies can never be judged the same as other types of movies. Movies like I Come In Peace exist only to provide visceral thrills and little else, on the basis of this I Come In Peace does provide an adequate way for fans to enjoy the action. Also I Come In Peace has it's share of twists which blend well with the action.

* *1/2 out of 4-(Pretty good)


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