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Excessive Force (1993)

 -  Action  -  14 May 1993 (USA)
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A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »

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Terry McCain
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Jake
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Sal DiMarco
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Fat Tommy
Liza Cruzat ...
Hooker
Leon Delaney ...
Hitman #1
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Tony Epper ...
Delivery Man
Christopher Garbrecht ...
Red
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Lieutenant Landry
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Lucas
Paula Anglin ...
Yvonne
Bobby Bass ...
Limo Driver
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A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the last remaining officer that he will look the other way if he takes the law into his own hands. When the policeman finds he can't follow through on this someone else does and he finds himself and his girl are being hunted by more or less everyone for their own reasons. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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In the 70's, Chuck Norris. In the 80's, Steven Seagal. In the '90's, action has a whole new name... Thomas Ian Griffith. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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14 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alto Calibre  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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Quotes

Terry McCain: Give it up.
Hitman #2: Fuck you!
Terry McCain: Oh, that's original.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Crackerjack (2013) See more »

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Bass N' Ya Face
Written by Anthony Lovrich and Shedrick Scott
Performed by Pop Rock and Lil' Badd
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one of my favorites
7 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an AWESOME and underrated martial arts flick. The action is fast-paced, the plot is intriguing, and Thomas Ian Griffith shows off some impressive martial arts talent. The film has everything you want. From classic one-liners to over the top shoot-outs! If you are a fan of Van Damme or Seagal movies, you better check it out. Thomas Ian Griffith could of had a great career, too bad he never got another chance. The film also has an amazing supporting cast and direction and editing are perfect. A rare gem! I've seen the film over a dozen times and it never gets old...highly recommended. One of the last good 90's action kick 'em ups.


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