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Writers (WGA):
Joe Eszterhas (story) &
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Release Date:
15 January 1993 (USA) See more »
When the law can't protect the innocent, the only hero left is an outlaw.
Escaped convict Sam Gillen single handedly takes on ruthless developers determined to evict Clydie - a widow with two young children... See more » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jean-Claude Van Damme ... Sam Gillen

Rosanna Arquette ... Clydie Anderson

Kieran Culkin ... Mike 'Mookie' Anderson

Ted Levine ... Mr. Dunston
Tiffany Taubman ... Bree Anderson
Edward Blatchford ... Sheriff Lonnie Cole

Anthony Starke ... Billy

Joss Ackland ... Franklin Hale

Allan Graf ... Bus Driver (as Allen Graf)
Leonard Termo ... Bus Guard
Robert Apisa ... Prisoner (as Robert Aprisa)

Jophery C. Brown ... Prisoner (as Jophery Brown)

Tony Brubaker ... Prisoner
Ron Howard George ... Prisoner
Voyo Goric ... Prisoner

Jack Lucarelli ... Prisoner

Peter Malota ... Prisoner
Frank Orsatti ... Prisoner

Manny Perry ... Prisoner

Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Prisoner (as Thomas Rosales)
Ron Stein ... Prisoner

Sven-Ole Thorsen ... Prisoner
Jack Verbois ... Prisoner

Chuck Zito ... Prisoner
James Greene ... Country Store Clerk
Steven Chambers ... Pick-Up Truck Thug (as Steve Chambers)

Stephen Bridgewater ... Tom Lewis (as Stephen Wesley Bridgewater)
Christy Botkin ... Sarah Lewis

Luana Anders ... Town Meeting Chairwoman

Kevin Page ... Hales Associate

Albie Selznick ... Hales Associate

Andy Gill ... Bulldozer Man

Jack Gill ... Bulldozer Man
Gene LeBell ... Bulldozer Man

Jeff Ramsey ... Bulldozer Man
Randell Dennis Widner ... Bulldozer Man (as Randall Widner)
Gavin Glennon ... Auto Parts Clerk
John Rubinow ... Clydies Husband
Stanley White ... Cop in Diner
Joseph Menza ... Diner Cook

John Finn ... Cop in Chase
John Kerry ... Big Thug John
Tony Epper ... Fire Thug Al

Directed by
Robert Harmon 
Writing credits
Joe Eszterhas (story) &
Richard Marquand (story)

Joe Eszterhas (screenplay) and
Leslie Bohem (screenplay) and
Randy Feldman (screenplay)

Produced by
Gary Adelson .... producer
Craig Baumgarten .... producer
Michael I. Rachmil .... executive producer
Eugene Van Varenberg .... associate producer
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
Cinematography by
David Gribble 
Film Editing by
Mark Helfrich 
Zach Staenberg 
Casting by
Jackie Burch 
Production Design by
J. Dennis Washington 
Art Direction by
Joseph P. Lucky 
Set Decoration by
Anne D. McCulley 
Costume Design by
Gamila Mariana Fahkry 
Gamila Smith 
Makeup Department
Katalin Elek .... makeup artist
Zoltan Elek .... makeup artist
Production Management
Tony Mark .... unit production manager
Tamara Smith .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David C. Anderson .... first assistant director: second unit
Brian W. Cook .... first assistant director
Mathew Dunne .... second assistant director: second unit
Carl Goldstein .... second assistant director
Peter MacDonald .... second unit director
Robert Brooks Mendel .... second assistant director
Elena Santaballa .... dga trainee
David Spitzer .... second second assistant director
David Ticotin .... second second assistant director: second unit (as David A. Tocotin)
Art Department
Larry Clark Bird .... property master
Oscar Delgadillo .... set dresser
Dick Girod .... head paint foreman
Karen Higgins .... general foreman
Steven Kissick .... carpenter
Gregory Lynch Jr. .... carpenter
Stacey S. McIntosh .... construction coordinator
Richard McKenzie .... set designer
Sound Department
Fred J. Brown .... supervising sound editor
Raul A. Bruce .... boom operator
David B. Cohn .... sound editor
Martin Dreffke .... sound editor
Linda Folk .... adr editor
Frank Jimenez .... sound editor
David Kirschner .... sound mixer
Cindy Marty .... foley editor
Aaron Rochin .... sound re-recording mixer
Jackson Schwartz .... foley artist
Michele Sharp .... supervising sound editor (as Michelle Sharpe)
Stan Siegel .... sound editor
John J. Stephens .... sound re-recording mixer
Gregory H. Watkins .... sound re-recording mixer
David Williams .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
Richard L. Hill .... special effects crew
Jeff Jarvis .... special effects coordinator
Mike Reedy .... special effects technician
Michael A. Tice .... special effects technician
Chris Branham .... stunts
Tony Brubaker .... stunts
Bobby Burns .... stunts
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunt coordinator (as William H. Burton)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts
Heather Burton .... stunts
Richard E. Butler .... stunts
Richard Epper .... stunts
Dane Farwell .... stunts
Randy Hall .... stunts
Clifford Happy .... stunts
John Hateley .... stunts
Tommy J. Huff .... stunts (as Thomas J. Huff)
Henry Kingi .... stunts
Clint Lilley .... stunts
Jack Lucarelli .... stunt performer
Gary McLarty .... stunts
Bennie Moore .... stunts (as Benny Moore)
Larry Nicholas .... stunts
Manny Perry .... stunts
Dennis Scott .... stunts (as Dennis Ray Scott)
Mark Stefanich .... stunt double
William Washington .... stunts
Mike Watson .... stunts
Randell Dennis Widner .... stunt double: John Matuszak
Mark Stefanich .... stunt double: Mr. Van Damme (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Benson .... photography: second unit (as Michael A. Benson)
Samuel Buddy Fries .... camera operator: "b" camera
Chris Kievman .... electrician
Michael Meinardus .... Steadicam operator
Douglas Milsome .... photography: second unit
Frank Parrish .... film loader
Tony Rivetti .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Tony Rivetti .... steadicam
Randall Robinson .... camera operator: second unit
Andrea Sachs .... gaffer
Ty Suehiro .... grip
David Tolsky .... second assistant camera: second unit
Casting Department
Felicia Fasano .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Robert Fong .... first assistant editor
Scot Deer .... telecine colorist (uncredited)
Music Department
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Michael Connell .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Other crew
Joseph Aspromonti .... production assistant
Rhonda Bingham .... payroll
Susan Dukow .... production coordinator
Tara Foran .... assistant accountant
James R. Maceo .... location manager
Kristie Noonan .... assistant Van Damme Entertainment
Frederic Perrin .... caterer
Rudy Ugland .... boss wrangler

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ganar o morir" - USA (Spanish title) (TV title)
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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality
94 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Van Damme's motorcycle is a 1969 650cc Triumph T120 Bonneville.See more »
Audio/visual unsynchronized: When Sam is driving the offroad bike, his tires changes, after the terrain. Offroad tires in the rough, and normal tires on the road.See more »
Billy:[Sam listens to a tape recording of his deceased friend Billy] Hey Sam, this is me Billy. I wish I could be there to split all that money with you, but I guess if you're listening to this then it's all yours now, right?
[Billy Chuckles a bit]
Billy:Well you deserve it, man I mean... being in prison all that time because of me. Hey, I wonder which way I'm headed. Either way, up or down I guess I got a 50-50 chance of meeting Elvis, huh? Ha-ha. How do you like that suit I picked out for you? Anyhow, lay low and don't go getting into things the way you sometimes do. Oh, and Sam... I'm glad I knew you.
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Referenced in Fast & Furious (2009)See more »
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33 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
Claude & Roseanna Show Off, 10 April 2006
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

This is another Jean-Claude Van Damme action flick, but a definite notch above many of his other films, at least in production values. The photography and stereo sound are excellent.

Actually, this is pretty simple stuff and old storyline of a low-key good guy rescuing the girl from local meanies. Here, Van Damme defends Rosanna Arquette and her small kids.

In another respect, the movie is just another avenue for the two stars to show off their incredible bodies. Neither has ever been shy about doing that and certainly aren't in this movie. My only objection is having one of the kids make a sexual remark, which is done in here. There is no excuse for that.

Ted Levine, who has turned nice guy in the hit TV series "Monk," is an effective bad guy in here. He played a lot of villains before "Monk" came around.

Anyway, it's fairly low-brow entertainment, but at least it is entertaining and fun to watch.

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