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Stand Alone (1985)

A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood.


Alan Beattie


Roy Carlson


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Durning ... Louis Thibadeau
Pam Grier ... Cathryn Bolan
James Keach ... Detective Isgrow
Bert Remsen ... Paddie
Barbara Sammeth ... Meg
Lu Leonard Lu Leonard ... Mrs. Whitehead
Luis Contreras ... Look-Out
Willard E. Pugh ... Macombers
Bob Tzudiker Bob Tzudiker ... Farley
Mary Ann Smith Mary Ann Smith ... Nurse Warren
Cory 'Bumper' Yothers Cory 'Bumper' Yothers ... Gordie
Holly Hardman ... Polly
Duane Tucker Duane Tucker ... Johnnie
Douglas Durning Douglas Durning ... Young Louis
Annie O'Donnell ... Hysterical Woman


A World War II vet is pushed to the limit when gang members and drug dealers take over his neighborhood.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


They invaded his home. They threatened his family. Now he's fighting back the only way he can. See more »


Action | Drama


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Release Date:

September 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El último recurso See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Texas Star Productions See more »
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Did You Know?


Young Louis: Come with me. I am death.
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Music by Steve Hufsteter & Tito Larriva
Performed by Cruzados
Published by BUG Music
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17 August 2001 | by nicholas.rhodesSee all my reviews

This film is quite a shocker through the tension it generates. The baddies are really quite frightening and suspense is maintained right up till the end. Well worth a viewing !

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