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Back in Action (1993)

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The sister of a former U.S. Green Beret, is involved in a love affair with a mobster, endangering seriously her life. His brother will make his best efforts to save her from her boyfriend ... See full summary »

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Frank Rossi
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Helen Lewinsky
Kai Soremekun ...
Tara
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Chakka
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Kasajian
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Gantry
Rob Stefaniuk ...
Jerry Gitano
Sam Malkin ...
Lt. Burns
Barry Blake ...
Wallace
Kelly Fiddick ...
Trick
Garry Robbins ...
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David Ferry ...
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Gerry Quigley ...
T.V. Camerman
Timm Zemanek ...
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The sister of a former U.S. Green Beret, is involved in a love affair with a mobster, endangering seriously her life. His brother will make his best efforts to save her from her boyfriend and his friends, fighting with or without external help. But perhaps this tough cop, Rossi, could help him... or stop him... Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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One cop, one vigilante, one mission... one chance. See more »


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13 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Coup de force  »

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Obvious stunt double when the main bad guy is thrown off the boat onto a car during the final fight. See more »

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The sound effects guys worked overtime for this one
31 March 2010 | by See all my reviews

For a movie that is largely sold (on posters, taglines, etc.) on the strength of the Billy Blanks - "Rowdy" Roddy Piper teaming, "Back In Action" doesn't really feature as much of their teamwork as you might expect - it's only in the last half hour that they join forces to go after the same targets. It's a bit of a shame, too, as these two do have some strong chemistry (in their first scene together, they fight each other, and it's amusing to see Blanks' kickboxing vs. Piper's brawling), and the rest of the "plot" is far too weak to hold your interest in other ways. The action in general is nothing really special in quality, but it's hard to complain about the quantity at least. The two women in the film, Bobbie Phillips and Kai Soremekun, are gorgeous, but it seems a bit of a waste to cast Phillips in a martial arts actioner and give her only about 10 seconds of fighting in total, considering how much a$$ she kicked in the same year's "TC 2000" (also with Blanks). Also be warned: this is an extremely violent film. I wasn't surprised to read on IMDb that it was originally rated NC-17 in the USA, and banned (!) in the UK. ** out of 4.


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