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Firepower (1993)

 -  Action | Crime  -  19 January 1994 (USA)
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Darren Braniff
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Nick Sledge
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Captain Croy
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Drexal
Alisha Das ...
Lisa
Jim Hellwig ...
The Swordsman
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Mendez
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Viper
Dennis Garber ...
Booking Officer
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Chief Handler
Vanessa Hampton ...
Boone
Kimberly Hooper ...
Sue Braniff
Taylor Leigh ...
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Peter Gonneau ...
Bill Russel
Stephen J. McCarthy ...
Hooker
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In the year 2007, crime has risen at an exponential rate. Once highly populated metropolises such as Los Angeles are no longer inhabitable. These cities have transformed into "Hell Zones," ruled by violent street gangs. The Hell Zone, formerly called the "Zone of Personal Freedom," is a safe-haven for criminal warpaths everywhere. This Hell Zone in LA is controlled by a criminal mastermind named Drexal (Joseph Ruskin). For the sake of entertaining his crowds of decadent losers and underlings, Drexal has staged a series of lethal, no-holds-barred matches in the "Death Ring," where the winner takes all of the glory...while the defeated one shall lose his self-respect (or maybe just his head). Meanwhile, two brave cops, Braniff (Chad McQueen), and Sledge (Gary Daniels) must risk their badges...and their lives when they enter Los Angeles's "Hell Zone." They must fight for their lives in order to expose an alleged "black market" involving the sale of counterfeit AIDS vaccines. Will these ... Written by David Choi <KDaDDyChOi@aol.com>

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Behold, a cure for insomnia!
6 March 2004 | by (Stockton, UK) – See all my reviews

This is one of those typical films made in the early nineties where 2 tough cops (with unexplained kung fu skills) are able to undermine criminal organisations without breaking a sweat (now it sounds like Max Payne). This time it's B movie stars Chad McQueen and Gary Daniels, they're out to nail a crook or something or other. The only reason to watch this film is the presence of The Ultimate Warrior (Jim Hellvig, hope that's spelt right). Parts of this film heavily remind me of Escape From New York, the gladiatorial scenes, and maybe Thunderdome, either way you've already seen it.

If you are looking for an action movie to knock you out with unrelenting boredom this is for you!

Warrior rules!


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