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Guilty as Charged (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  29 January 1992 (USA)
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Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair.

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Rod Steiger stars as a vigilante who with the aid of his helper, Isaac Hayes, captures men whom he considers evil and executes them in his homemade electric chair. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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People Who Are Getting Away With Murder Are In For A Big Shock.

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Justiceiro a Domicílio  »

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[first lines]
Electrician: Come on, man, it's cold. I really don't wanna be here all night.
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There's a Spy (In the House of Love)
Words and Music by Deborah Holland
Performed by Animal Logic
© 1990 Animal Logic Music (ASCAP)/Big Biscuit Music (ASCAP)
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High Voltage
13 April 2006 | by (Rain City, Pacific Northwest) – See all my reviews

This film spares no one: right wing death penalty advocates, bleeding heart liberals, politicians,self-righteous religious zealots and incorrigble criminals. That's what i loved about it: it skewers EVERYONE.It has absolutely fantastic sets and cinematography, with a distinct Dr Phibes quality to Steiger's underground lair. Heather Graham, looking impossibly young and cute, makes for an appealing heroine.Lyman Ward excels at playing a sleazeball. Isaac Hayes has some of the funniest moments as Steiger's demented henchman alongside Mitch Pileggi, who makes quite an impression as a snarling prisoner. Ricky Dean Logan is hilarious, especially in his introductory scene. And Rod Steiger, who always committed 100% of himself to every role, no matter how small the budget or strange the screenplay, should have been nominated for some sort of award because he really gives a magnificent performance here. He somehow manages to make his character funny, sad, sweet, righteous, warped and malevolent-- sometimes all in one scene.


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