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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 ...
Giant
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. Alone, they're unstoppable. Together, they're invincible! See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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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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References Dead Heat (1988) See more »

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Good Chemistry Between Two Leads, Lots Of Action. A Definite Winner!
29 February 2000 | by (Robinson, IL) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent "B" movie. Blanks and Piper work really well together. The story is decent. But story doesn't count, action does. And there is more than enough action to keep people happy. Blanks and Piper are good in the numerous fight scenes. Overall a really good movie that any action fan should check out.


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