MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 89 this week

The Expert (1995)

 -  Action  -  15 August 1995 (USA)
4.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.4/10 from 419 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 10 critic

Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a ... See full summary »

Directors:

, (uncredited)

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Unbroken: An interview with Angelina Jolie

IMDb's Arno Kazarian chats with Angelina Jolie about working with cinematographer Roger Deakins and harnessing Jack O'Connell's fire

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 5651 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 216 titles
created 07 Mar 2012
 
a list of 1884 titles
created 21 May 2013
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 886 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Expert" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Expert (1995)

The Expert (1995) on IMDb 4.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Expert.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fast Food (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

What would happen if a sex drug ended up in the Secret Sauce of a new burger joint?

Director: Michael A. Simpson
Stars: Clark Brandon, Randal Patrick, Tracy Griffith
Memorial Day (1998)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

An embittered satellite expert gets the opportunity for revenge against the USA by aiding terrorists in a plan to destroy the country's military base.

Director: Worth Keeter
Stars: Mongo Brownlee, Frederick Coffin, Oscar Dillon
Snowboard Academy (Video 1996)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.

Director: John Shepphird
Stars: Jim Varney, Corey Haim, Brigitte Nielsen
Escape from Atlantis (TV Movie 1997)
Fantasy | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A world unlike any you've ever known! Matt Spencer, a workaholic attorney and single father, is struggling to raise his three rebellious teenagers in the wake of his wife walking out on him... See full summary »

Director: Strathford Hamilton
Stars: Jeff Speakman, Tim Thomerson, Justin Burnette
Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
Crime | Horror | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A supernatural, maniac killer cop teams up with a Times Square serial killer.

Director: William Lustig
Stars: Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner
Martial Outlaw (Video 1993)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A DEA agent and his brother, a Los Angeles cop, battle the Russian mafia.

Director: Kurt Anderson
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Gary Hudson, Vladimir Skomarovsky
Wilder Napalm (1993)
Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Wilder and Wallace are brothers and pyrokinetics. Ever since childhood they've been able to start fires with their minds but following a tragedy in which they accidentally killed a man, the... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Gordon Caron
Stars: Debra Winger, Dennis Quaid, Arliss Howard
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A Los Angeles taxi driver helps a distraught young woman on the run from gangsters after they murder her husband and young son.

Director: Norbert Meisel
Stars: Nancy Kwan, Robert Forster, Joe Spinell
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A female cop is gunned down and wrongly accused of using excessive force in a hostage rescue attempt. Maniac cop returns from the dead once more to seek revenge, destroying everthing and ... See full summary »

Director: William Lustig
Stars: Robert Davi, Robert Z'Dar, Caitlin Dulany
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This T.V. special was made to show off Disney Lands newest ride at the time. The title says it all. If you like the Ernest movies then you will like this one as well.

Stars: Jim Varney, Danny Breen, Sheryl Bernstein
Action

Garuda 7 member have a new assignment to take down an al qaeda base on Aceh who also want to steal the national treasure on the Indonesians Territorial.

Director: Baf Sjamsuddin
Stars: Richard Norton, Jeff Speakman, David Bradley
Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Armanda Costanza
Stars: Jim Varney, Gary Lowery, Merry Lee Traum
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Michael Shaner ...
Alex Datcher ...
...
...
...
...
...
...
William Barry Scott ...
...
Robby Robinson ...
Tex
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a mental facility. Here, he will interact with other model prisoners and give talks at schools while he is being treated. The only problem is that Johnny, being a ex-special forces trainer, is coming to the prison to seek his own justice and that does not include rehabilitation. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Judge. Jury. Executioner. See more »

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

15 August 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El experto  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of "Martin Kagan" is based mostly on real-life killer Scott Panetti, who also represented himself in court, and was on trial around the same time this movie was filmed. See more »

Quotes

Martin Kagan: Life is good - love is better.
See more »

Connections

References Deliverance (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
average at best
14 June 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i can't say i loved this third film featuring Jeff Speakman in a starring role.but i didn't hate it either.i thought it was a bit better than his second effort,Street Knight,though that's pretty faint praise.this one's a little less boring,and the fighting sequences are a bit better.the acting is not great,though Speakman himself actually isn't too bad,and actually seems to have improved since Street Knight.however i thought Michael Shaner as the Villain was a bright spot in an otherwise dense sea of fog.again,this is one movie that fails to distinguish itself from the rest of the pack and is no more than average for the genre.for me,The Expert is a 5/10


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Expert (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page