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The Last of the Finest (1990)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  9 March 1990 (USA)
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An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Frank Daly
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Wayne Gross
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Ricky Rodriguez
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Howard 'Hojo' Jones
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Anthony Reece
Henry Stolow ...
Stant
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R.J. Norringer
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Captain Joe Torres
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Calvert
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Linda Daly
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Harriet Gross
Patricia Clipper ...
Rose
Michele Little ...
Anita
Susannah Kelly ...
Daly Baby
Sheila Kelly ...
Daly Baby
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An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly becomes three when one is killed early) band together to fight the drug ring undercover. They gain capital for weapons by ripping off minor drug dealers. Then well-armed they go after the kingpin (Boyd). Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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He's on the right side of justice, but the wrong side of the law. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Street Legal  »

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$1,531,489 (USA)
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During production, several titles were considered - including "Street Legal" and "Point of Impact". Orion eventually settled on The Last of the Finest. See more »

Quotes

Wayne Gross: [to Ricky] I bet if you met your father he'd probably be Irish
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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It's Not Unusual
Written by Gordon Mills and Les Reed
Performed by Tom Jones
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a feel good movie of standing up for what you believe in
19 December 1999 | by (washington USA) – See all my reviews

I was pleased with the cast of reputable players. The story is one of standing up for a cause, even if you are at personal risk in doing so. In a time where violence and pain are often in the movie forefront, this movie focuses on the old fashioned good cop. Although similar plots have been done repeatedly, these guys pull it off well. Kick back and enjoy. Dennehy is a master of taking over a movie.


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