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Beyond the Law (1993)

An undercover cop joins a murderous, arms-dealing biker gang to try to put them behind bars.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Daniel 'Dan' Saxon
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Renee Jason
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Blood
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Conroy Price
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Virgil
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Oatmeal
Lyndsay Riddell ...
Marybette Jason
Rino Thunder ...
Bogus Charlie
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Deputy Butch Prescott
James Oscar Lee ...
Highside
Ed Adams ...
Dirt
Hollie Chamberlain ...
Stephie
Richard Madsen ...
Buster
Larry Ferguson ...
Sheriff Kelly
Ted Parks ...
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Storyline

Dan Saxon (Charlie Sheen) is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, Blood (Michael Madsen), he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go? Written by Alfred Jingle

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Some men are meant to stand between good and evil.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, sexuality, drug use and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

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22 April 1993 (Germany)  »

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Beyond the Law  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

At 1:28:47 you can clearly see that bloods pistol has not ejected the round completely after shooting the convenience store attendant. See more »

Goofs

In the bike construction montage, Dan lays down red paint on a tank. There are no red tanks anywhere on either his, or Virgil's bikes, or in the shop that we see. Since the montage was supposed to be about building Dan's bike, this makes no sense. See more »

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Title Card: It is easy to go down in to hell; night and day the gates of dark death stand wide; but to climb back up again, to retrace one's steps to the open air, there lies the problem, the difficult task. Virgil: The Aeneid
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Body Bags
Written by Jason Bieler, Matt Kramer and Phil Varone
Performed by Saigon Kick
Courtesy of Third Stone Records / Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Good undercover biker movie with Charlie Sheen.
9 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a bit like the over the top Brian Bosworth film "Stone Cold". The main difference is that this one is based on a true story and is more serious fare than that film. Charlie Sheen does a surprisingly good job in the lead role, a guy who goes deep undercover to try and infiltrate a biker gang. He does so very well as he makes his motorcycle from scratch which using one already assembled and retrieved from a police lock up has nearly deadly consequences for a man who did not go quite as undercover as Charlie's character. Also in this one is Michael Madsen, who plays the biker leader very well. He has the aura of a biker dude, something Lance Henrickson did not have in "Stone Cold". There is a bit of action in this one, but this film is primarily a drama and it is a good movie too. "Stone Cold" was a fun movie to watch, but just not the same caliber as this movie. No, this one is the superior film on almost level, it is a bit surprising to see Charlie Sheen pull off a biker dude, but he does so very well. So all in all a good undercover cop drama.


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