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Desert Heat (1999)

Inferno (original title)
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In the spring, the full moon shines for the warrior who has lost his way. Coyote is the spirit that leads back to life. If he follows the coyote when the moon is full, the warrior will see the path once more...

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Jubal Early
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Rhonda Reynolds
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Ramsey Hogan
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Eddie Lomax (Van Damme) is a vetern soldier sick of life, wandering the desert looking for a reason to die. An incident with a few thugs from the nearby town who steal Eddies motorbike and beat him almost to death, starts in Eddie a flame for revenge. Helped by Mr. Early, and some other good fellows, Eddie is out for vengeance. Written by Anonymous

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Left for dead. Burning for revenge.

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Rated R for violence, language, some drug use and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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25 September 1999 (USA)  »

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Coyote Moon  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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The film was directed by John G. Avildsen, director of Rocky (1976) and The Karate Kid (1984), but do to too much tempering/editing of his work he asked for his name to be removed from the film, he is credited at the end credits as the director of the film, but credited as Danny Mulroon on the poster, DVD case and beginning of the film. See more »

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When Eddie's lying on the ground in the desert talking to Johnny, he inserts a clip into the .45 and cocks it. But when he stands up the clip is out and he inserts another one. See more »

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Johnny: I wanna tell you about the craziest white man I ever knew. We go back Eddie and me. I read your postcard and it said you were sending me a gift.
[nods to Eddie's motorcycle]
Johnny: Is that it?
Eddie Lomax: Yeah!
Johnny: I appreciate it Eddie. I really do. I always loved that bike.
Eddie Lomax: Sorry it broke down.
Johnny: Hey, it's an old Indian just like me. It's not the end of the world; what are you gonna do man, kill yourself?
Eddie Lomax: [takes out a Colt .45 and cocks it] That's what I'm here for Johnny.
Johnny: Postcard didn't say when you were coming. So I...
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References Yojimbo (1961) See more »

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White Dog
Written and Performed by Marc Bonilla
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Okay JCVD flick. Has its moments.
9 March 2004 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on Tv. It started good with showing a coyote running in the desert. But after that it became machoactioncomedy. As Van Damme fan I could watch it. I even enjoyed somehow. The story is simple: Bad guys steal his bike that belong to his friend and shoot him. He survives and he wants revenge and take his bike back. The movie tries to be this spiritual movie and it even succeeds in it but the comedy kinda spoils it. I liked the set where the movie was shot. The old people were funny. Ohh that sex scene was hilarious. There is man who goes straight to action! And of cource everybody love Van Dammes martial art kicks and we see them. They save best for end of the film. Checkout Pat Morita from Karate Kid series. Danny Trejo played JCVD´s mysterious friend. Like every review I tell you: If you are Van Damme fan you might like it. The movie went straight to video but I think it would do okay in the Box Office. Overall **/*****


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