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No Mercy (1986)

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A Chicago detective, seeking to avenge his partner's death, travels to New Orleans, where he unexpectedly becomes involved in a cat and mouse game of survival.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Eddie Jillette
... Michel Duval
... Losado
... Captain Stemkowski
... Joe Collins
... Allan Deveneux
... Paul Deveneux
... Lieutenant Hall
... Angles Ryan
... Alice Collins
Aleta Mitchell ... Cara
Fred Gratton ... Quiet
Dionisio ... Pinto
Ray Brown ... Benny Blue
... Old Asian Man
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Maverick Chicago cop Eddie Jillette poses as a hit man to meet with someone in from New Orleans looking to have a job done. The result is that both the guy and Jillette's partner wind up very dead, while a stunning blonde in on the setup disappears. He heads south to settle the score and soon finds himself being hunted, with the girl in tow and the local police anything but happy. New Orleans may never be the same again. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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When passion and hatred know no limits, expect no mercy.

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Crime | Drama | Romance

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19 December 1986 (USA)  »

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Gnadenlos  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,198,069, 21 December 1986

Gross USA:

$12,303,904
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1.85 : 1
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One of a handful of films where Richard Gere, during his male sex symbol period, between the late 1970s and mid 1980s, appeared in an 18+ certificate type mainstream movie which was an erotic drama. The pictures include Breathless (1983), No Mercy (1986), American Gigolo (1980), Beyond the Limit (1983), and Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977). See more »

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When Eddie and Michel are taking a shower in the shack, there's big smudge of dirt on Michel's face whenever the camera is close to her face. When the camera cuts wider to show Eddie as well, suddenly the smudge disappears. Then it reappears again. See more »

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Eddie Jillette: You're doin' reefer with the brothers or is your old lady on a moon cycle?
Joe Collins: Why do you ask somethin' like that?
Eddie Jillette: Cause once a month without fail you get bullshit philosophical with me.
Joe Collins: Yeah, well, that's what happens when you get married, Eddie.
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Action, adventure, beautiful scenery and women, plus explosions. A real Man's Movie.
14 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Kim Basinger is young and gorgeous. Richard Gere is, well Richard Gere. He's dapper, sexy semi-nude and the good guy. What else is new? He's a Chicago cop who's partner gets murdered and he thinks Basinger, can lead him to the killer. Beautiful scenes of Louisiana bayou and attention-grabbing chase scenes make this an enjoyable movie for all. And don't forget the love scenes for the women and the fighting and torching of New Orleans for the men. A fun couple of hours.


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