MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,054 this week

Excessive Force (1993)

 -  Action  -  14 May 1993 (USA)
5.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 824 users  
Reviews: 20 user | 12 critic

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 »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 29 Nov 2011
 
a list of 637 titles
created 15 Dec 2011
 
a list of 294 titles
created 13 Dec 2012
 
a list of 50 titles
created 07 May 2013
 
a list of 273 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Excessive Force" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Excessive Force (1993)

Excessive Force (1993) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Excessive Force.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Rock Hudson (TV Movie 1990)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Biography of actor Rock Hudson focuses on his struggle with his homosexuality. Based on the book by his ex-wife, Phyllis Gates, and on the court records from the civil suit brought by his ... See full summary »

Director: John Nicolella
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Daphne Ashbrook, William R. Moses
Hollow Point (1996)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Livingston is trying to merge the Russians, Chinese and Italian gangsters into one group with huge amounts of money and power. FBI agent Susan and DEA agent Max are trying to stop them.

Director: Sidney J. Furie
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Tia Carrere, John Lithgow
The Outfit (1993)
Crime | Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

A renegade FBI agent sparks an explosive mob war between gangster crime lords Legs Diamond and Dutch Schultz.

Director: J. Christian Ingvordsen
Stars: Lance Henriksen, Martin Kove, Billy Drago
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

An ex-marine returns to Vietnam when he learns his former mercenary partner whom he thought was killed is being held by a sadistic general. Contains extreme violence, including torture, and... See full summary »

Director: Mark Griffiths
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Chris Mulkey, Mark Carlton
Black Point (2002)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

In an Alaskan fishing town, a local crime boss suspects a local fisherman knows where his stolen money is, but this fisherman is no regular Joe.

Director: David Mackay
Stars: David Caruso, Susan Haskell, Thomas Ian Griffith
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A young District Attorney pays a visit to his older brother, who is a Mafia boss. The older brother forces his girlfriend and his brother to witness a double murder, then sets them up so an... See full summary »

Director: Joseph Vittorie
Stars: Frank Rossi, Ben Cross, Tahnee Welch
Boulevard (1994)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A street prostitute takes in an abused young woman on the run from her misogynist boyfriend, leading to both facing off against the prostitute's dreaded pimp and a relentless police detective out to arrest all of them.

Director: Penelope Buitenhuis
Stars: Rae Dawn Chong, Kari Wuhrer, Lou Diamond Phillips
Spitfire (1995)
Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A sultry assassin is the target of two separate operatives in this globe-trotting action flick shot on location in the Bahamas, Athens, Rome and Hong Kong.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Lance Henriksen, Debra Jo Fondren, Sarah Douglas
Navajo Blues (1996)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A police detective, who has to testify against a Las Vegas mobster's son who killed a cop, has to be hidden away for his safety until the hearing. Placed on an Indian reservation, he gets ... See full summary »

Director: Joey Travolta
Stars: Steven Bauer, Irene Bedard, Charlotte Lewis
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Jeff, a young delinquent, is enrolled by his father in a kenpo school, in the hopes of teaching the boy some self-discipline. Years later, Jeff's mentor, Kim, is being threatened by one of ... See full summary »

Director: Mark DiSalle
Stars: Jeff Speakman, John Dye, Mako
Kill Fee (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Chicago cop goes to Poland to get the hoods who killed his brother. When he finds out they belong to the local outfit of the Russian mob, he takes on the outfit's boss as well as Dr. Lem who handles illegal organ trade for the mob.

Director: Bob Misiorowski
Stars: Thomas Ian Griffith, Artur Zmijewski, Bozena Szymanska
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Terry McCain
...
...
Jake
...
...
Sal DiMarco
...
Fat Tommy
Liza Cruzat ...
Hooker
Leon Delaney ...
Hitman #1
...
Hitman #2
Tony Epper ...
Delivery Man
Christopher Garbrecht ...
Red
...
Lieutenant Landry
...
Lucas
Paula Anglin ...
Yvonne
Bobby Bass ...
Limo Driver
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

In a world of corruption and betrayal, it takes a little excessive force to get the job done. See more »

Genres:

Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 May 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alto Calibre  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,200,000 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Terry McCain: Give it up.
Hitman #2: Fuck you!
Terry McCain: Oh, that's original.
See more »

Connections

Followed by Excessive Force II: Force on Force (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pigeon On The Gate
Performed by James Early
Courtesy of Rego Records
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rather Bland but Strangely Satisfying
18 October 2000 | by (Georgia) – See all my reviews

Slow and cliche-ridden, but interesting supporting cast make this great late night viewing on The Action Channel. It's nice to see Burt Young speaking coherently for a change. Lance Henriksen and Tony Todd round a nice tight,little exploitation troupe. "Die with a little dignity...". 2 beer minimum at the least.


3 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
violence immanuel_cardoso
Can anyone explain the ending? neal2zod
Discuss Excessive Force (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?