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One Tough Bastard (1996)

 -  Action | Thriller  -  26 July 1996 (Italy)
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When a man's wife and family are murdered, he plots revenge only to find out that the killer is under Federal protection and he must exact his own form of justice.

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Sgt. John North
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Agent Karl Savak
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Marcus
DeJuan Guy ...
Mikey Adams
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Dexter Kane (as Hammer)
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Agent Ward
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Agent Klark
Deborah Worthing ...
Darlene North
Rachel Duncan ...
Marianne North
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Chocolate
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Hank
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Tattoist (as Robert La Sardo)
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Agent Tam
Christopher M. Brown ...
Jake (as Christopher Brown)
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Mustapha (as R.B. Bowens)
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Storyline

Cool wacko cop, Karl Savak wants to steal and sell prototype military weapons. But, while he was stealing ammo, one of his comrades kills the family of John North. He is a military combat expert, who soon after starts his own investigation. But, it's not easy to take down one of most decorated FBI officers. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Rated R for pervasive strong violence, strong language and some drug content | See all certifications »
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26 July 1996 (Italy)  »

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One Man's Justice  »

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In the cemetery scene Sgt. John North is wearing a field grade officers cap (embellishments on visor) instead of an enlisted type (plain black visor). See more »

Quotes

Karl Savak: Don't you know it's illegal to drive while dead?
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Referenced in Hot Fuzz (2007) See more »

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One man's haircut and nose ring
19 September 2004 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

A run of the mill revenge flick. It is basically a movie version of the hit game "Max Payne" but the story is told in a bleak and rather dull manner.

The hero goes around beating people up and teaching a kid that that is actually a bad thing to do. Pretty funny if you think about, but it manages to be half-way entertaining. Kurt Wimmer, in his pre-Equilibrium days, displays some directing talent, but this is nothing when compared to Equilibrium.

The undisputed highlight of the film is a great performance by Bruce Payne as a corrupt FBI agent. Complete with a 80's metal hairstyle and a nose ring, he makes one hell of a funny, though very improbable villain. His constant sarcasm and wit save this movie from being totally generic and uninspired. 5/10

Rated R: violence and profanity


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