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

The real Dan Saxon was an extra in the movie. 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. BUT, one usually spray red or black to see if the tank surface is correct OR, if you do old-school metallic or candy apple, cause different effects in different light on the final paint job. In nutshell base/primer, test colour / colour base, metallic flake, coloured clear, clear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Soundtracks

The Road to Hell
Written by Chris Rea
Performed by Chris Rea
Courtesy of Atco Records / Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Beyond the Law is as good as it gets
28 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would just like to say that Beyond the Law is in my opinion Charlie Sheens best movie. I have watched this numerous times, and coming from that type of Lifestyle, all I can say is take a long hard look, this movie is as real as it gets. I would also like to say that believe me, there are short bikers out there and they can kick butt right along with the rest of them. Its a shame that Sheen didn't get the recognition that he should of for this movie. It shows that he can be a dramatic actor right along with the best of them. He played the role of Dan Saxon better than anyone could, and I take my hat off to him. This is a movie that I own and truly appreciate.


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