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Tough and Deadly (1995)

Elmo Freech is a private investigator and was contracted by John Portland, a CIA agent who suffers amnesia, in oder to reveale a dubious case of drug smuggling in which are involved big ... See full summary »

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Cast

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John Portland
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Elmo Freech
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Agent Norton
Charles Kahlenberg ...
William Helms
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Winston Briggers
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Cowboy
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Milan
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Trekkler
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Maureen Peek
Brant von Hoffman ...
Carl Weldon (as Brent Van Hoffman)
Frank Di Paolo ...
Police Officer (as Frank Dipoala)
Ronald E. House ...
Gerte Reichtman (as Ronald House)
Lisa Comshaw ...
Prostitute
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Tiny
Ed Berke ...
Ambulance Driver
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Storyline

Elmo Freech is a private investigator and was contracted by John Portland, a CIA agent who suffers amnesia, in oder to reveale a dubious case of drug smuggling in which are involved big fishes of the CIA and from Washington. Written by Volker Boehm

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Experts with Fists and Guns and not afraid to use them. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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14 February 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Peligrosamente duros  »

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Goofs

During the last act of the film Elmo's facial hair variates, almost shot-to-shot, from full beard to five o'clock shadow to even cleanly shaved. See more »

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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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In this Land
Lyrics & Music by James Glickenhaus
(C) 1980 Hoose Music, ASCAP
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User Reviews

Above Average Due To Good Pairing Of Piper And Blanks.
29 February 2000 | by (Robinson, IL) – See all my reviews

This is a good movie. Not as good as BACK IN ACTION, but pretty good none the less. There is a good amount of action to keep fans happy. The movie also benefits from how well Piper and Blanks work off each other. Richard Norton is underused though. He should have been the main villain.


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