5.4/10
1,474
20 user 9 critic

Bad Day on the Block (1997)

A decorated firefighter has his wife and son leave him because of his violent tendencies, including playing a game of Russian Roulette with his wife. Only trouble is he believes that the ... See full summary »

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Five Aces (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Chris Martin is a bachelor who wants to take the plunge and marry to his long-time girlfriend. Wanting to enjoy his last few days when he is bachelor, Chris spends several nights hanging ... See full summary »

Director: David Michael O'Neill
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, David Sherrill
Postmortem I (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Halsey, Ivana Milicevic
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

An undercover cop joins a murderous, arms-dealing biker gang to try to put them behind bars.

Director: Larry Ferguson
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Madsen
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A cop, his partner, and his father uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.

Director: Bret Michaels
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos
Loose Women (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

On the brink of turning 30, friends Rachel Gail and Tracy navigate the clubs of New York City dissing on their relationships and men in general

Director: Paul F. Bernard
Stars: Sherry Ham-Bernard, Melissa Errico, Marialisa Costanzo
Action | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A maverick skydiver and a former KGB agent team up to stop the Russian mafia from stealing gold.

Director: Deran Sarafian
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Nastassja Kinski, James Gandolfini
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A psychological thriller (...or is it?) that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row... or does it? Was he guilty of killing his ... See full summary »

Directors: Marvin Baker, Bret Michaels
Stars: Bret Michaels, Martin Sheen, Kristi Gibson
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton
The Chase (1994)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Escaped convict Jack Hammond takes a woman hostage and sets off for the Mexican border with the police hot on his tail.

Director: Adam Rifkin
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Kristy Swanson, Henry Rollins
Men at Work (1990)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two garbage men uncover a conspiracy involving illegal toxic waste dumping and decide to bring the whole operation down.

Director: Emilio Estevez
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope
Good Advice (2001)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.

Director: Steve Rash
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Angie Harmon, Denise Richards
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  
Director: Tim Cronenweth
Stars: Brenda Bakke, Tony Barerra, Tim Cronenweth
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Zach Braverton
Chelsea Russo ...
Marcie Braverton
...
Al Calavito
...
Sandy Tierra
...
...
Reggie Jackson
Cody Jones ...
D.J.
...
Andrew
...
Firefighter
...
911 Operator
Dawn Roach ...
911 Operator
Catherine Swing ...
Crack House Reporter
Edit

Storyline

A decorated firefighter has his wife and son leave him because of his violent tendencies, including playing a game of Russian Roulette with his wife. Only trouble is he believes that the loving neighbor couple and their two children are to blame for them leaving by filling his wife's head with nonsense. He then sets out to discipline the family for their failings. But when the couple reports him to the police, the police will not believe the couple because of the fireman's status in the community. Things escalate until he kills a repairman, then the police and finally launches a totally terroristic attack on the family including again playing Russian Roulette with them. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's destroyed everything close to him. Now he's going next door. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence/terror and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 August 1997 (Turkey)  »

Also Known As:

Bajo presión  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

When the model airplane flies through the window, the glass breaks apart in small pieces like safety glass of a car, normal window glass does not break like this. See more »

Quotes

Lyle Wilder: [as he kills Sandy] Behold... blessed is the man whom god corrects... do not despise the dicipline of the almighty... he wounds... and his hands also heal... tell AL... I'm sorry
Sandy Tierra: [Last defiant lines] Kiss my...
[He snaps her neck]
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A.K.A. Under Pressure
12 February 2004 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

This is one of Charlie "Charles" Sheen roles. Other "Charles" movies are "Five Aces", "Postmortem", and "Free Money". It was enjoyable. He played a good psycho. His fireman character is the male version of Glenn Close in "Fatal Attraction". He didn't turn sentimental in the end, "Charles" is "in charge" of acting insane.

Thankfully he's usually on screen, but when's he not, the movie suffers. Overall it's another good Sheen flick.

Another classic Sheen flick is the action-packed "Terminal Velocity" and who can forget his unforgettable portrayal of Skydiving instructor Ditch Brodie in that film?

For more insanity, please visit: comeuppancereviews.com


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?