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Private Wars (1993)

R | | Action | Video September 1993
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 »

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

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Written by Neftali Santiago
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Best bad movie of all time
7 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Steve Railsback is an underrated actor who plays an ex-cop named Jack Manning. Manning, who now is a private detective, has become a drunken-shell of his former self. When approached by an old friend, Manning is called back into action. This time, to clean up a town and prevent a rich tycoon from taking whatever he wants, whenever he wants.

This movie is so "creatively bad" it's hilarious. Even if I was paid to TRY making a bad movie, I wouldn't be able to dumb-down enough to make one that comes close to Private Wars. If you are a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000, you need to watch this movie and wish that Joel was with you. This movie is worth watching because the everything is so unrealistically funny that you will not be able to stop laughing.


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