A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

To Be the Best (Video 1993)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A member of the U.S. kickboxing team recruits his father and his fellow teammates to help stop a ruthless gambler from rigging the World Kickboxing Championship in Las Vegas.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Michael Worth, Martin Kove, Phillip Troy Linger
The Silencers (1996)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

U.S. Senator is assassinated by Men in Black, mysterious organization which surpresses all knowledge about UFOs. Agent Rafferty from U.S. Secret Service will confront them and discover the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pepin
Stars: Jack Scalia, Dennis Christopher, Carlos Lauchu
Maximum Force (1992)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Three renegade cops team up to take on the corrupt chief of police and a crime lords hatchet-man.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Sam J. Jones, Sherrie Rose, Jason Lively
T-Force (1994)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In the near future, after a hostage situation goes awry, the last resort option of law enforcement, cybernaut unit T-Force, is ordered to be disassembled. But the robots see this as a "... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pepin
Stars: Jack Scalia, Evan Lurie, Erin Gray
Rage (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A corrupt right-wing militia group chooses a California teacher as the ideal specimen to clone for its army.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Gary Daniels, Kenneth Tigar, Fiona Hutchison
Epicenter (2000)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

A detective assigned to transport a dangerous mobster discovers that she has been set-up to fail.

Director: Richard Pepin
Stars: Traci Lords, Gary Daniels, Jeff Fahey
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

When Ethan's older brother Greg is found dead, the police rule the case a suicide, but Ethan suspects foul play stemming from Greg's recent involvement with a martial arts team called the ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry P. Jacobs
Stars: Ted Jan Roberts, Corey Feldman, Mako
Cyber Tracker (1994)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

Eric is a secret agent currently working as security guard for senator Dilly. The senator is the main advocate for a new kind of police officer: the Tracker, an perfect und nearly ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pepin
Stars: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Richard Norton, Stacie Foster
Last Man Standing (Video 1995)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Cop finds himself caught between an organzed crime gang and a ring of crooked cops.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Jillian McWhirter, Jonathan Fuller
L.A. Heat (1989)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

L.A. vice detective dreams of becoming a cowboy hero.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Jim Brown, Kevin Benton
Ring of Fire I (1991)
Action | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

L.A.'s Chinatown is disrupted by the cross-town rivalry between two kickboxing clubs, as the competitive sport is catapulted from the ring of a gymnasium to a ring of fire.

Directors: Richard W. Munchkin, Rick Jacobson
Stars: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Maria Ford, Vince Murdocco
Riot (1996)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An heiress is kidnapped during the chaos of a riot.

Director: Joseph Merhi
Stars: Gary Daniels, Sugar Ray Leonard, Paige Rowland
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jack Manning
...
Chief Carpenter
Dan Tullis Jr. ...
Mo Williams
Holly Floria ...
Ronnie Gilmore
...
Alexander Winters
...
Mr. Mendoza
...
Obata
...
Ben Gilmore
Albert Garcia ...
Ferret
Cynthia Frost ...
Mrs. Dominick
Tim Colceri ...
Sergeant Fuller
John Hobson ...
Biker
...
Eddie (as Vincent Murdocco)
John Salvitti ...
Falco
Anthony R. Lovett ...
Wolcott (as Andy Lovett)
Edit

Storyline

A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate the neighbors. But perhaps this alcoholic ex-cop, Manning, could help them, but how? Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The battle lines are drawn between good and evil!

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

September 1993 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Defender  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

How To Take Out A Sucka
Written & Performed by Bill Wesley & Paul Garces
Produced by Bill Wesley
Watta-Wesley Music BMI
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Railsback at his best since Manson
20 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This piece of garbage is, whether intentional or not, very hilarious. You could tell the film makers just stopped trying and piled in as much foul language, poor taste, racism, and violence as possible. Plus Railsback is hilarious as a drunk, and there are tons of other lifers in this including Officer Dan, the black cop from Married With Children. Get some beer and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The end sucks because some girl gets Railsback to quit drinking, but up to that point it's great. This movie is not realistic at all. Not like any movie really is, but this one doesn't even try. You wonder why someone with actual talent like Railsback would actually have to resort to this trash, but I'm glad that he did in this case.


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Private Wars (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?