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Extreme Justice (1993)

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Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term ... See full summary »

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Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the job done, even if it means murder. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Rated R on appeal for strong graphic violence, language, and for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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2 July 1993 (Italy)  »

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S.I.S. - Special Investigation Section  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The cloak and dagger man featured on Scott Glenn's visit card and shirts is the actual logo of the Special Investigation Section. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, there is a party where the crew of cops target shoot some beer bottles. One cop lines up 5 empty bottles, but the other cops shoot 12 bottles half-filled with beer. See more »

Quotes

Larson: Tell me detective, what kind of police officer watches a young girl get raped?
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Connections

Referenced in Escale à Nanarland: Le Justicier de New York (2013) See more »

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good acting in a paint by numbers action/crime drama movie
31 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

(the following review/comment is my own personal opinion)i found this movie entertaining.it is pretty fast paced and never really lets up.it's basically about an elite group of cops whose sole purpose is to tail the bad guys and learn their routine.then the nab them in the act.this sometimes results in people being victimized so they can have an air tight case against the bad guys.but the squad becomes more of a vigilante group,taking on the role of judge,jury and executioner.the movie is apparently based on a real squad that still exists today.but the events and the characters in the movie are fictional.there is fair amount of violence in this movie and a some pretty crude language.it's a pretty standard paint by numbers action/crime drama,but i think the acting performances elevated it quite a bit.Lou Diamond Phillips and Scott Glenn are the two main actors,but there are some great supporting performances.for me,Extreme Justice is a 7/10.


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