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The Specialist (1994)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  7 October 1994 (USA)
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A woman entices a bomb expert she's involved with into destroying the mafia that killed her family.

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Charlie
Sergio Doré Jr. ...
Strongarm
Chase Randolph ...
Stan Munro
Jeana Bell ...
Alice Munro
Brittany Paige Bouck ...
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Piano Player
LaGaylia Frazier ...
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Ramón González Cuevas ...
Priest at Cemetery
Tony Munafo ...
Tony
Cheito Quinonez ...
Singer at Party
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Storyline

Ray Quick is a bomb expert who worked for the CIA along with a guy named Ned Trent, who's extremely demented. When they have a falling out, Ray becomes a freelancer who lives off the grid. A woman named May Munro contacts and wants him to kill the three men who killed her family years ago, who work for the Leon crime family. Ray does it and after killing the first one, the Leons need to find the one who did it and it turns out Ned is now working for them and they task him with finding the bomber. The Leons get him to work with the police and he looks for the bomber. In the meantime Ray, while working on getting the others, can't help but follow May wherever she goes. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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The government taught him to kill. Now he's using his skills to help a woman seek revenge against the Miami underworld.

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 October 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Specialist  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£6,344,320 (UK) (24 February 1995)
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1.85 : 1
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Ray Quick's cat was named "Timer". See more »

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When May is dropping her clothes on the floor of her apartment, she is dropping them on an obvious floor mark. See more »

Quotes

Ray Quick: [He's entered the bus and sat down near the back, where a bunch of punk kids are harassing a girl. He then sees a pregnant lady walking difficultly towards him]
[to her]
Ray Quick: Here, why don't you take my seat.
[No sooner then he gets up, one of the punk kids jumps into the seat]
Ray Quick: [to him] That seat's taken.
Punk #1: [Without looking at him] Fuck you.
Ray Quick: Excuse me?
Punk #1: Fuck you.
Ray Quick: [Nods, then takes off his sunglasses, and hands them to the lady] Hold these please.
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Written by Jon Secada and Diane Warren
Produced by Emilio Estefan Jr. and Lawrence Dermer (as Lawrence P. Dermer)
Performed by Donna Allen
Courtesy of Crescent Moon Records, Inc.
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20 May 2000 | by (Mackay, Australia) – See all my reviews

An entertaining film. The 30% of people who voted 1, 2, or 3 have no sense of what entertainment is! I guess they think the "Postman" or the "English Patient" are better films! But they have to be the most boring ever!


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