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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

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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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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$1,531,489 (USA)
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Was released in several Asian and European territories under the title "Blue Heat". See more »

Quotes

R.J. Norringer: You're involved in something you know nothing about
Frank Daly: Doesn't matter what it is... if you've broken the law you've got to pay for it
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References The Blues Brothers (1980) 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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Very disappointing....
21 December 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I saw this on TV and was disappointed in how small a role Bill Paxton had in it. He was the main reason I was interested in seeing it. The movie is not that bad, but it wasn't anything I hadn't seen before, either. If you're interested in cop dramas, this one is average.


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