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Revenge (I) (1990)

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Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a ... See full summary »

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Michael "Jay" Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years. He's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he once flew to Alaska for a hunting trip. Arriving at the Mendez mansion in Mexico, he is immediately surprised by the beauty and youth of Mendez' wife Miryea. Their attraction to each other is undeniable, but Cochran is aware that Mendez is a powerful, vindictive, and very possessive man who does not tolerate betrayal. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A passion that cannot be denied. A betrayal that cannot be forgiven. See more »


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16 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Revenge  »

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$15,650,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of Stowe's character, Miyrea, is an anagram of Stowe's real-life, Costa Rican mother, Mireya. See more »

Goofs

After Jay finds the Texan lying in the seat of the car (with blood splats from coughing on his white, crumpled shirt), the next scene shows Jay driving down the road and the Texan sitting on the passenger side with the same shirt, freshly starched and stain free at this point. See more »

Quotes

Michael J. 'Jay' Cochran: I killed a man who I hated today.
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Referenced in Obsession: The Sex and Violence of Revenge (2007) See more »

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Hace Un Año
Written by Felipe Valdés Leal (as F. Valdes Leal)
Performed by Los Tres Ases
Courtesy of Bertelsmann Music Group
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One of Great Love story which is Classis Hollywood
27 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, this movie capture me out of no where first I didn't watch this movie for a long time then One fine day when I watch I felt guilty because I avoided the greatest master piece if Hollywood. I don't want to write much about the story or plot as you can find many comments on that, I would like you to see this movie through the era where Hollywood was real Hollywood which lost its touch NOW to the extent that other Cinemas totally overshadowed now, there was the time when classic movies Like this one was copied in several language in several countries, I saw the remake and copying of this movie in at least 5 different languages including Hindi. Kevin Costner and Stowe was marvelous and the man how stand out was none other than Anthony Quinn, I saw him Lion of Desert and several other movies and I think he did second best of his life after Loin of Desert in which he was best of his life.

Tony Scott was excellent.

Watch this movie and you will fall in love with 80's and 90's Hollywood cinema making and it was absolute brilliant, and I believe every one would agree with me.

I believe we can indulge ourself in classic movie making after watching this movie.

This movie was and always my one of the very few greatest love story of Love, Friendship, Loyalty, betray and forgiveness. Most important the nature of human relationship which can grow any where and under any circumstances and it don't see the outcome no matter how bad it would be. After all Loves prevail.

The best part of the movie was the ending, and I must say today's Hollywood don't dare to make movies with such a bold ending in which they leave audience for more.


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