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Malone (1987)

Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their ... See full summary »

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(as Harley Cokliss)

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(screenplay), (novel) (as William Wingate)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Malone
... Delaney
... Hawkins
... Jo Barlow
... Paul Barlow
... Jamie
... Harvey
... Calvin Bollard
... Dan Bollard
... Madrid
... Patterson
Mike Kirton ... Frank
... Malone's Target
... Helen
... Tom Riggs
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Ex-CIA hit-man running from his past (Malone) finds just how difficult it is to retire when he runs accross a small town controlled by mercenaries and a family that's resisting their control. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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He didn't start the fight... but he'll sure as hell finish it. See more »

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Action | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

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Release Date:

1 May 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Detective Malone  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,060,858
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Michael Keaton, Clint Eastwood, Richard Gere, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford were considered to play Richard Malone. See more »

Goofs

The sheriff looks at Malone's drivers license which clearly has a street address in Baltimore, then immediately asks "Why do you have a post office box for an address?" See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jamie: I think it's time for you to get some help.
Richard Malone: Why?
Jamie: Because you can't do your job anymore.
Richard Malone: Because I let that man live?
Jamie: That man is the worst bastard that...
Richard Malone: [interupting] I don't care! I've had enough! I want out.
Jamie: What am I supposed to tell our superiors at the company?
Richard Malone: Tell them good bye.
Jamie: You know too much. One of the first things you tought me is that nobody just walks away from the CIA.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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great 80's action no brainer
30 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Even though some people state that this film is awful, but they are forgetting that most 80's action films where and this was one of many that was churned out then forgotten.

I vividly remember first watching this on video rental and thought it was brilliant and even though it's very dated I still love the film as an 80's classic like I would watch some old black and white film.

I don't feel I should have to wait until the film is 40 or 50 years old to claim it is an classic nor should I go with other persons comments that it is crap just because they are watching the film without growing up in the 80's when the film was made and is set in.

with regards jpclarke


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