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Raw Deal (1986)

A former FBI agent turned small-town sheriff agrees to help the FBI chief infiltrate the Chicago mafia when the FBI chief's son is killed by them.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mark Kaminsky / Joseph P. Brenner
... Monique
... Luigi Patrovita
... Paulo Rocca
... Max Keller
... Baker
... Harry Shannon
... Marvin Baxter
Mordecai Lawner ... Marcellino
... Martin Lamanski
... Amy Kaminsky
Louise Robey ... Lamanski's Girl (as Robey)
... Dangerous Man
... Killer #1 (as George Wilbur)
... Killer #2
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Dishonoured and forcibly retired from the FBI on grounds of excessive brutality, the former agent Mark Kaminsky, is now reduced to a small-town Sheriff. However, when Chief Harry Shannon, an old friend from the bureau whose son was murdered by the mob, turns to Mark for help, the tough Sheriff who is always ready for action, will see this offer as a chance to his reinstatement. In this deadly and unofficial assignment, Mark has to infiltrate Luigi Patrovita's powerful mob family to tear it apart, while forcing his way through the crime organisation as the mysterious Joseph P. Brenner. Now, he has to stay away from the law without blowing his cover, but is it wise to give Mark a raw deal? Written by Nick Riganas

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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6 June 1986 (USA)  »

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Triple Identity  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,438,978, 8 June 1986

Gross USA:

$16,209,459
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The weapon that Kaminsky uses in the final shootout of the movie (and which he brandishes on the poster) is a Heckler & Koch HK-94 carbine, a semi-automatic civilian version of the MP5 submachine gun. See more »

Goofs

In the final shootout, an errant round strikes a revolving light fixture causing the party lights to start working. Unless the switch to the lights was flipped, the party lights should have stayed off. See more »

Quotes

Mark Kaminsky: This must be when they mean by poetic justice.
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Kaminski Stomps
Written by Claude Gaudette, Tom Bähler, Chris Boardman, Albhy Galuten
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Ingedients:Full of Nutritious Arnie one liners. (no artificial acting)
18 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

Raw Deal was in the classic Arnie era, the era of one line classics and bad acting. How quality is this film, its just non-stop from start to finish. You've got the classic good guy joins the mobsters gang in order to bring them down - Arnie sports a classic lumberjack shirt in this film as he plays a small town sheriff (check out the car chase at the beginning). He rolls of classic line after classic line, there is one instance where him and his wife have a argument - she throws are cake at him after she has had a few drinks, he says

"You shouldn't drink...and bake"

how cool is that

this looks surprisingly low budget for Arnie, but you have to watch it for its comedy value


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