MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,459 this week

Dark Angel (1990)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 6,118 users  
Reviews: 58 user | 59 critic

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 »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 26 Jan 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 26 Mar 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 Mar 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 18 Aug 2012
 
a list of 30 titles
created 06 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Dark Angel" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dark Angel (1990)

Dark Angel (1990) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dark Angel.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Cover-Up (1991)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Mike Anderson (Dolph Lundgren), a tough American reporter on a dangerous foreign assignment, finds his own life in jeopardy when he uncovers a deadly labyrinth of political intrigue that ... See full summary »

Director: Manny Coto
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr., Lisa Berkley
Red Scorpion (1988)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A Russian KGB agent is sent to Africa to kill an anti-Communist black revolutionary. However, he has a change of heart when he sees how the Russians and their Cuban allies are killing and ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Zito
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White
Men of War (1994)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A former Special Ops soldier leads a group of mercenaries to an island in the South China Sea: their mission is obtain the rights to the unusual treasure that the island beholds.

Director: Perry Lang
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Charlotte Lewis, BD Wong
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Detective Chris Kenner was orphaned as a child as his father was in the service and was killed and lived in Japan. Now he is on the trail of ruthless Yakuza leader named Yoshido, who helped... See full summary »

Director: Mark L. Lester
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Brandon Lee, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Waxman is a former Special Forces soldier who is now working as a heavily armed assassin for a top secret government agency. When a covert mission goes terribly wrong, Waxman and fellow assassin Clegg become that agency's prime targets.

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Gina Bellman, Conrad Dunn
Rushlights (2013)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Billy and Sarah, two delinquent teenage lovers from the suburbs of Los Angeles, travel to a small southern town to falsely claim a dead friend's inheritance.

Director: Antoni Stutz
Stars: Beau Bridges, Haley Webb, Josh Henderson
Action | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

The tough and cold mercenary Warchild, is working for the man who took care of his war training and upbringing, the greedy General Ruechang. Ruechang is planning to take over the country by... See full summary »

Director: Isaac Florentine
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Valerie Chow
Army of One (1993)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A framed prison escapee unknowingly kidnaps a female cop en-route to a rendezvous with the corrupt cop who put him behind bars.

Director: Vic Armstrong
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, George Segal, Kristian Alfonso
The Minion (1998)
Action | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

New York, Christmas Eve, 1999 - at the dawn of the new millennium - a subway construction crew unearths an eight hundred year old Celtic skeleton and a mysterious key. Archeologist Karen ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Marc Piché
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Françoise Robertson, Roc LaFortune
Pentathlon (1994)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

An Olympic gold medalist escapes to freedom in the US, only to be tracked down by his sadistic ex-coach.

Director: Bruce Malmuth
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, David Soul, Renée Coleman
Last Embrace (1979)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Harry breaks down and loses his job after his wife is assassinated - could it be his turn next ?

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Roy Scheider, Janet Margolin, John Glover
The Punisher (1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When Frank Castle's family is murdered by criminals, he wages war on crime as a vigilante assassin known only as the Punisher.

Director: Mark Goldblatt
Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeroen Krabbé
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

drug | overdose | heroin | evidence | cop | See All (106) »

Taglines:

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


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 September 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dark Angel  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$4,348,368 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Prior, director Craig R. Baxley had another project that dealt with an alien called "Man to Man" that was to be produced by Joel Silver, but it got canceled a a few days before filming. Dolph Lundgren had also been rumored to be attached. See more »

Goofs

Smith's stuntman is visible the first time he's hit by Talec's disc and is sent flying through the air. 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.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Touch Me Tonight
Performed by Shooting Star
Written by Van McLain
Produced by Van McLain
Published by V & R Publishing (BMI)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

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.


27 of 30 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
I COME IN PEACE phrase TVippy
100 Things I Learned From Dark Angel Willzu666
REMAKE NEEDS TO HAPPEN vogin2000
I Come In Peace on DVD wetheridge
Really cool sci-fi movie. Spengler1
fyi the Aliens pistols are Calico M-900 pistols... dcmakm47
Discuss Dark Angel (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?