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Protector (1998)
"Valentine's Day" (original title)

R  |  Video  |   |  Action, Drama, Romance  |  12 January 1998 (USA)
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Detective Jack Valentine is reinstated from his desk job to go back onto the streets. His first assignment ends with the death of a mobster who was about to turn states evidence. The ... See full summary »

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Detective Jack Valentine is reinstated from his desk job to go back onto the streets. His first assignment ends with the death of a mobster who was about to turn states evidence. The killing came as the mobster was with his girlfriend Alma. Jack suspects Alma of being involved - even more so when he finds her involved with one of the mob family, Michael. However he begins to fall for her himself and finds himself involved in the deadly game where not everything is what it seems. Written by Paul Hunter aka "Bob the Moo"

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Predictable, formula, gangster-cop movie
28 July 1999 | by (St. John's,NF) – See all my reviews

I had to cut this movie some slack when I realized that it was a TV movie. Then I smartened up and thought they deserve what they get. This momentary lapse was perhaps caused by a vague bias towards Mario Van Pebbles. Its a bit of a shame he can't can't act any better. The movie is a cop-mob movie not an action movie. It has a couple of sex scenes which are fairly explicit, to distract you from the mediocre nature of the movie. While the makers didn't do a great job, they didn't screw anything up either. They played it safe.


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