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Whatever It Takes (1998)

Two Los Angeles cops go undercover to investigate the distribution of steroids to wrestlers and body builders.

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Dave Menardi
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Paulie Salano
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Sonny Salano
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Kevin Thompson (as Michael Baily Smith)
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Sid Babich
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Pope Kim (as Joe Sagal)
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Marla Christian
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Walker
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Devalle
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Carl Lica
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Hans Grusser
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Sharleen Harris
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Roland
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Connie
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Two Los Angeles cops go undercover to investigate the distribution of steroids to wrestlers and body builders.

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13 November 1998 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,104,298 (USA) (24 March 2000)

Gross:

$8,427,155 (USA) (31 March 2000)
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"The Dragon" and "The Diceman" make a quick reference to "Ford Fairlane" when they appropriate a drug pusher's aging automobile. The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) was a film showcasing Andrew Dice Clay. See more »

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References The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) See more »

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Pedal To The Metal
Performed by Chris Horvath
Written by Chris Horvath (Jamnation Music, BMI)
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Horrible Movie
31 July 2002 | by (Escondido, California, USA) – See all my reviews

Let me just say that the only good thing about this film is the beautiful women in it. Other than that, the movie is just a waste of time. It's not often that I would say something like that about a film, most movies have some redeeming value, but this is one does not.

The story isn't too terribly bad, I mean it's relatively interesting, but the acting and the dialogue is just god-awful! Just about all the fight scenes were just terrible! I thought this guy Don "The Dragon" Wilson (I can't believe this guy actually gets credited on film as "The Dragon") was a terrible fighter. Apparently he is some kick-boxing champion, well...I wasn't really impressed. In his defense, it could have been the choreographer that made the fighting less than impressive, but I don't know for sure. Andrew Dice Clay had a few funny lines in the movie, but most of the time he was just useless. The rest of the cast was bad too, but I won't get into it.

Anyhow, I would never recommend watching this film unless you have NOTHING better to do with 2 hours of your life. If by some miracle you do happen to watch this film, I hope you enjoy it a lot more than I did. Thanks for reading,

-Chris


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