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Excessive Force (1993)

R | | Action | 14 May 1993 (USA)
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A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the... See full summary »

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Jon Hess
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Ian Griffith ... Terry McCain
Lance Henriksen ... Devlin
James Earl Jones ... Jake
Tony Todd ... Frankie Hawkins
Burt Young ... Sal DiMarco
Antoni Corone ... Fat Tommy
Liza Cruzat Liza Cruzat ... Hooker
Leon Delaney Leon Delaney ... Hitman #1
Danny Epper Danny Epper ... Hitman #2
Tony Epper Tony Epper ... Delivery Man
Christopher Garbrecht Christopher Garbrecht ... Red
Danny Goldring ... Lieutenant Landry
Ian Gomez ... Lucas
Paula Anglin Paula Anglin ... Yvonne
Bobby Bass ... Limo Driver
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Storyline

A group of Chicago cops are involved in a raid from which $3,000,000 disappears. The local mob go after them and the body count starts to rise. The new Chief of Police makes it clear to the last remaining officer that he will look the other way if he takes the law into his own hands. When the policeman finds he can't follow through on this someone else does and he finds himself and his girl are being hunted by more or less everyone for their own reasons. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Finally the punishment fits the crime See more »

Genres:

Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and for sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Excessive Force See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$308,499, 16 May 1993

Gross USA:

$1,152,117

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,152,117
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film only ever received a regional (major cities only) release in the U.S. before being sent to video. See more »

Goofs

When approaching the crime scene at the garbage dump, the coroner has already laid out a body bag next to the dead body. For the close up however, the same body bag is being placed next to the body. See more »

Quotes

Terry McCain: Game time, buddy!
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Alternate Versions

The UK video was cut by 26 seconds with edits to kicks and punches, a man's head being pushed through a car window, a dustbin lid beating, and a man's legs being hit with a baseball bat. The cuts were fully waived for the DVD release. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Crackerjack 2: Hostage Train (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Pigeon On The Gate
Traditional
Performed by James Early
Courtesy of Rego Records
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Excessive Force my a..
2 July 2000 | by stamperSee all my reviews

This is an average, low budget action flick that really has nothing interesting about it. It is a typical action flick as to the plot, but not as to the action. The title suggests a lot of fighting + a lot of Blood. ERROR. None of that, all of this combined with a lack of good casting means that this is really nothing special. So please hear me, not bad, but not good either only watch on TV if you've got nothing else to do or if you're drunk. DO NOT RENT!!!!



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