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The Specialist (1994)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  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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Mario Ernesto Sánchez ...
Charlie
Sergio Doré Jr. ...
Strongarm
Chase Randolph ...
May's Dad
Jeana Bell ...
May's Mom
Brittany Paige Bouck ...
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Piano Player
LaGaylia Frazier ...
Singer #1
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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Killing is his profession. Revenge is her goal. Together they take on the battle against the underworld of Miami. See more »


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

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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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Trivia

Steven Seagal was offered the chance to star and direct this film but he wanted $9 million for it. The studio didn't want to pay him that much and offered it to Sylvester Stallone instead. See more »

Goofs

When the delivery boy drops off a bag of groceries for Ray Quick, he opens the door, which is at the corner of the building, and picks up the bag. When he goes back inside and closes the door, there is a wall and window next to the door, not the building corner. See more »

Quotes

Ned: Good, nice sense of irony, blowing up the bomb unit. Ned, you may ask yourself, why is it my turn to die. Ask God. he kills all the time. Why shouldn't I?
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References White Heat (1949) See more »

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Love Is the Thing
Written by Lawrence Dermer (as Lawrence P. Dermer)
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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18 January 2002 | by (Apeldoorn, Holland) – See all my reviews

Although I'm not really a Sly-fan I found this movie highly entertaining and it made me laugh quite a lot. I totally agree with the comment of bensonl who, in my opinion understands the value of entertainment. Right you are, mate! I think it's silly to look for a good plot (is there one?) in an action flick like this. Anyway, who cares? If you're in for a plot go see 'Usual Suspects', I'd say.

By the way, if you're being led by all the negative comments, you'll miss the chance of (yet again) seeing Sharon without clothes.....mmmm! 8 out of 10 to push up the score.


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