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Excessive Force (1993)

R  |   |  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
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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 a world of corruption and betrayal, it takes a little excessive force to get the job done. 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)  »

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Alto Calibre  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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New Line Cinema were hoping that lead actor Thomas Ian Griffith would become a studio/stable star, similar to Warners then-arrangement with Steven Seagal. See more »

Quotes

Anna Gilmour: Scaring the shit out of someone is not the way to protect them.
Terry McCain: Believe me, I'll never do it again.
Anna Gilmour: You should be proud of me. I remembered everything you taught me.
Terry McCain: I don't remember teaching you anything about punching me in the mouth.
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Opus 118 #2 for Piano
Written by Johannes Brahms (as Brahms)
Performed by Millerard Roth
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Great Movie!
9 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is an awesome martial arts Movie. The action is fast-paced, the plot is intriguing and original. Great cast, direction and editing are perfect. The fight scenes are very realistic. The acting is all very good as you'd expect from a top notch cast and there are plenty of fight scenes to keep the pace up.

Lance Henriksen is great as the corrupt Police Chief and you will throw things at the screen while he's being evil.

it's the kinda cop movie we don't see anymore with plenty of fights, nudity and electric guitar music..

"Excessive Force" is a 90 minute visual feast of pure adrenaline! A must-see film for any fan of good cinema.


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