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Shatter and Jackson, 2 Chicago police officers, are investigating the brutal murder of a rabbi and are summoned to Israel for questioning. While they are in Israel they continue their ... See full summary »

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Calvin Levels ...
Calvin Jackson
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Lockley
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Leslie
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Cherie Franklin ...
Captain Hull
Jack Adalist ...
Krieger
Erez Atar ...
Bezi
Jack Messinger ...
Mahoney
Elki Jacobs ...
Mort
Niko Nitai ...
Friar
Shabtai Konorti ...
Farouk (as Shabtai Konorty)
Albert Iluz ...
Achmed (as Albert Ilouz)
Eli Dor-Haim ...
Hussan (as Eli Dor Haim)
Ori Levy ...
Rabbi Shindler
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Shatter and Jackson, 2 Chicago police officers, are investigating the brutal murder of a rabbi and are summoned to Israel for questioning. While they are in Israel they continue their investigation there on some leads they have. After a while they begin to understand that they are trying to catch a supernatural being, and if they don't do it fast something terrible will happen. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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18 March 1994 (Portugal)  »

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El mensajero del infierno  »

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Calvin Jackson: [to Frank] And I thought you were a shitty driver.
Police Driver: Shitty? What is this word, "shitty"?
Calvin Jackson: Oh, shitty? Oh, it's a - It's a Latin expression for a - A "hotshot".
Police Driver: Hotshot?
Calvin Jackson: Hotshot, you know. Uh, a top gun.
Police Driver: Top Gun. Top Gun. Yeah, I seen this movie. It's very good. I like it. I'm a very shitty driver, yeah?
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Sympathy for the Devil
26 May 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Surely you've heard this one before. Chicago cop Chuck Norris and his motor-mouthed black sidekick Calvin Levels travel to Jerusalem to hunt down a wild-eyed demon called Prosatanos running around looking for the pieces to a scepter he needs to bring about the apocalypse...or something like that. Chuck's character is named Frank Shatter. I think they meant it one way but I took it the other. Calvin Levels has all of the most annoying comic relief sidekick clichés down pat and beats us over the head with them every chance he gets. He also has Whoopi Goldberg's hairdo from the '80s. Sheree J. Wilson, Chuck's co-star on Walker: Texas Ranger, plays his love interest and the inevitable babe-to-be-sacrificed-to-bring-about-Armageddon. A badly-dubbed Zoe Trilling appears in her underwear and a brief shower scene, which is honestly a highlight of the movie. The real star of the movie is Christopher Neame, who hams it up gloriously as the demon Prosatanos. Opening Star Wars-style text crawl was a dead giveaway as to what kind of a crapper this would be. Aaron Norris, the Roger Clinton of action movies, directs with the same lack of skill I've come to expect from him. Good for some laughs at its expense but if taken seriously it's complete crap.


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