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The Assault (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Thriller
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A female cop protects a dead drug dealer's wife from mob assassins.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stacie Randall ...
Stacy
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Mike
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Toni
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Helen
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Zigowski
Leslie Ryan ...
Lisa Wilks
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Sammy Jo
Rick Dean ...
Wanda Acuna ...
Rita
Paige Carter ...
Sherese
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Fredericks
Carrie Dobro ...
Cindy
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Captain Haymer
José Ignacio Álvarez ...
Chico (as Joseph Ignacio Álvarez)
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Juan
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A female cop assigned to protect a dead drug dealer's wife from mob assassins takes her to a home for battered wives that she runs on the side. The emotionally scarred women are then forced to fight back with the help of a handyman. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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When Revenge Is The Only Option

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The end credits teases a sequel called The Assault 2: Toni Fights Back, but it was never made. See more »

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When Stacy is driving the car and is in a gun battle with bad guys in a red Chevelle during the first 15 - 20 minutes of the movie, the car she is driving alternates between a brown Lincoln Continental Town Car, a black Mercury Marquis, and Ford LTD. See more »

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Don't Kick Her in the Butt
Written by Tommy Chong & Bobby Taylor
Performed by Bobby Taylor & Carolyn Majors
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Fast-paced, enjoyable nonsense
29 June 1999 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Sure, it's highly derivative of "Assault On Precinct 13", but that was pretty derivative of "Rio Bravo..." Not to say this is as good as that, but it's aim is a little lower -- it wants to give you 85 minutes or so of fast-paced mayhem populated with beatiful women, and it works! The lead detective, Stacey Randall, is well-directed and really cute, and her give-and-take with partner Leo Rossi (a talented character actor) works well, adding weight to key plot developments. Don't get me wrong, it's completely silly -- but you can watch the whole thing with a smile on your face, especially when the women go in the basement of the house they're trapped in and it looks twice as large as the house itself -- but the assault sequences, while unrealistic, are well-edited and involving. For genre fans, worth a look, and another reminder that when Wynorski's on his game he makes flicks right up there with the best of the 70's Cormans made by Dante, etc.


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