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Excessive Force (1993)

R | | Action | 14 May 1993 (USA)
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
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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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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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The film only ever received a regional (major cities only) release in the U.S. before being sent to video. See more »

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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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Excessive Force
Written and Performed by Bill Wesley
Rap Written and Performed by Adao Carter
Published by Watta Wesley Music
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pretty entertaining with credible acting
15 December 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i liked this movie.sure ti's your typical action/crime drama film,but Thomas Ian Griffith makes a pretty credible action star.plus Burt Young was very convincing as a mob boss.there's certainly plenty of action here,but it's not too over the top.i thought the fight scenes were more realistic than in most movies of the genre.Griffith displays some great moves.which suggest he is very skilled in fighting himself,or the fight choreography was very well done.what's refreshing is there are no flashy camera tricks this time around.the movie moves at a good pace,and there are a few twists and turns,which make it more interesting.it is unrealistic at times,of course.Griffith is basically a one man army,against what should be overwhelming odds.other than that this is an entertaining 95 minutes.i give Excessive Force a 7/10


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