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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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Devlin
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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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Hitman #2
Tony Epper ...
Delivery Man
Christopher Garbrecht ...
Red
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Lieutenant Landry
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Lucas
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Yvonne
Bobby Bass ...
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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)

Gross:

$1,200,000 (USA)
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The film only ever received a regional (major cities only) release in the U.S. before being sent to video. See more »

Quotes

Terry McCain: [at the hospital, interrogating a suspect] Come on Tony, quit dicking me around, I know you work for DiMarco. I know everything abut that operation. I need to hear you say it. Okay. Let's see what flying through a window does to the human body.
[reads the chart]
Terry McCain: Broken ribs, broken nose, multiple contusions, sprained ankle. Oh, a sprained ankle.
Tony: [McCain slams the chart on the ankle] Fuck you, I know my rights!
Terry McCain: [leans on his chest] Let me tell you something. I've wasted the last three years of my ...
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Miss Mary's Jig
Written and Performed by Thomas Ian Griffith
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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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