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Snake Eater (1989)

The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jack 'Soldier' Kelly
Josie Bell ...
The Kid
Robert Scott ...
Junior
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King
Cheryl Jeans ...
Jennifer
Larry Csonka ...
Bronsky
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Santucci
Mowava Pryor ...
Chloe
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Bob Piedalve ...
Harold
Jackie Lesage ...
Dorothy
Matthew Mabe ...
Eli
Barry Minshull ...
Slim (as Barry Minshell)
Carl Cook ...
Clyde
Sandra Brown ...
Sissy
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The Snake Eaters are an elite division of the Marines especially trained for search and destroy missions. This actioner chronicles the exploits of one of them who has become a cop. Known as a tough loner, he returns to find the band of backwoods bad-guys who killed his parents and abducted his sister. Written by Ørnås

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As dirty as Dirty Harry, as dangerous as Deliverance. See more »

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31 March 1989 (Canada)  »

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Az exkommandós  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

In the beginning of the movie "Soldier" goes to make an undercover drug buy from "Chloe." They each take off their clothes to show that they aren't wired. Bad guys come in with guns and miraculously "Soldier" has his pants and boots back on. Seconds after that "Chloe" is fully dressed. See more »

Quotes

Jack Kelly 'Soldier': What? You think I'm gonna hide a wire in my underwear?
Chloe: Honey, it looks like you've got the whole radio station in there.
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Soldier
Written by John Massari & Brian Wild
Performed by Brian Wild
© Cinemars XVIII and Company, Limited Partnership
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* OUT OF FIVE
7 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lorenzo Lamas stars as Jack `Solider` Kelly an ex-vietnam vet and a renegade cop who goes on a search and destroy mission to save his sister from backwoods rednecks. Atrocious movie is so cheaply made and so bad that Ron Palillo is third billed, and yet has 3 minutes of screen time, and even those aren't any good. Overall a terrible movie, but the scenes with Lorenzo Lamas and Josie Bell hanging from a tree bagged and gagged are worth a few (unintentional) laughs. Followed by an improved sequel.


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