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Dark Angel (1990)

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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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drug | fbi | cop | alien | evidence | See more »

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Jack Caine thought he'd busted every breed of crook on Earth...HE HAS. See more »


Certificate:

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Release Date:

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The "alien gun" is a modified Calico M950 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.
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Featured in The Sitter (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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A Masterpiece.......
27 September 2003 | by (LA, USA) – See all my reviews

This is Dolph Lundgren's best film to date with one of the most unique and original storylines ever...........a movie where the action and words never cease to amuse. If you are looking to see action & sci-fi done right, here it is.


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