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Jackals (1986)

Cops in a small town near the Mexican border find themselves caught up in a scheme that smuggles illegal aliens into the country.

Director:

Gary Grillo

Writer:

Dennis A. Pratt
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jameson Parker ... Dave Buchanon
Jack Lucarelli ... Joe Case
Gerald McRaney ... Jake Wheeler
Wilford Brimley ... Sheriff Mitchell
Jeannie Wilson Jeannie Wilson ... Jess Buchanon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sherry Adamo Sherry Adamo ... Little
Billy C. Chandler Billy C. Chandler ... Deputy Mitchell
Roman Cisneros Roman Cisneros ... Raul
Robert Covarrubias ... Ramon
Rosanna DeSoto ... Manuela
Warner Glenn Warner Glenn ... Warner
Randy Hall Randy Hall ... Raybo
Danelle Hand Danelle Hand ... Angelina
Sharon Hughes Sharon Hughes ... Valerie
Rick Hurst ... Harley
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Storyline

While hunting with his old partner, a former cop witnesses the murder of an illegal immigrant in the Arizona desert. After realizing the killer was an off-duty police officer, they investigate and discover he is leading a human smuggling ring.

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Taglines:

An ex-cop. To escape the violence, he quit the force. The violence followed him.

Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Justice See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$46,200, 28 September 1986, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$492,367
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Hunter/MFG Production See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in Shakedown (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Red River Valley
Performed by Dean Armstrong Trio
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Stark realism Good acting
24 December 2001 | by prattrichSee all my reviews

This one is a real sleeper. If it hadn't been dissed by one of its stars prior to release, it might have been a hit. The character, Connie, in particular reminded me of someone you might meet in a Tijuana back alley on a dark night. He played his part perfectly.


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