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Parker Kane (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  5 August 1990 (USA)
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A cop turned investigator investigates a friend's death and uncovers a plot involving illegal toxic waste dumping.

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Parker Kane (Jeff Fahey) is a former Police Detective turned Private Investigator. When close friend Joey (David Cureso) is murdered, leaving behind a briefcase full of money, Kane sets out to find out who was responsible. The trail of clues leads to a major scam involving illegal dumping of toxic waste. Written by Matt <matt@measham.force9.net>

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Parker Kane: [to a bad guy who has just emptied a clip of bullets into a wall] You got something against drywall?
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Beverly Hills Cop opening with certain charms
24 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

Opening of Kane is not similar, it is exact clone of the Beverly Hills Cop Axel's friend being shot while playing some pool. The rest of the movie has certain 80's lightness and certain charm.

Parker Kane is very likable and there was potential for making a certain Hooperman with the edge series out of this pilot. Main villain is very prolific and some direction is not that bad considering its genre limitations.

Style and mood also made somewhat cartoonish atmosphere from beginning to end. Still kept this movie in well preserved mercy of VHS tape. Wouldn't mind having DVD release either. There are certain films like this, where judging criteria comes from the lighter side, mainly because of the certain charm I've already mentioned.


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