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Action U.S.A. (1989)

After her boyfriend is murdered by the gangsters whose diamonds he stole, a girl is protected by two FBI agents who plan to keep her from sharing the same fate.

Director:

John Stewart

Writers:

James Desmarais (additional material), David Reskin (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Scott Cummins ... Osborn
William Hubbard Knight William Hubbard Knight ... McKinnon
Barri Murphy Barri Murphy ... Carmen
William Smith ... Conover
Cameron Mitchell ... Frankie Navarro
Ross Hagen ... Drago
Hoke Howell ... Hitch
Gary Beal Gary Beal ... Garrick (as Gary Beall)
Malcolm King Malcolm King ... Perez
Rod Shaft Rod Shaft ... Billy Ray
David Sanders David Sanders ... Lucky
Jim Eiglehart Jim Eiglehart ... Helicopter pilot
Brennon Hatley Brennon Hatley ... Sheriff Pritchard
Matthew Scott Carlton Matthew Scott Carlton ... Conover's aide
Chaelie Pack Chaelie Pack ... Rich man
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After her boyfriend is murdered by the gangsters whose diamonds he stole, a girl is protected by two FBI agents who plan to keep her from sharing the same fate.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1989 (South Korea) See more »

Also Known As:

Handful of Trouble See more »

Filming Locations:

Waco, Texas, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The bar fight scene was filmed at a genuine Texas honky tonk, The Melody Ranch, in Waco Texas. Dubbed, "Central Texas largest dance floor", The Melody Ranch is still in operation and still looks much the same, both inside and out, as it does in the movie. See more »

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Featured in Fall Guy: The John Stewart Story (2007) See more »

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It's not about the script, it's not about the acting .....
24 September 2013 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Action U.S.A." is not about the script, it's not about the acting, it's all about the fun factor. With outrageous stunts and quirky dialog, the film delivers definite entertainment value. The story of missing diamonds being pursued by bad guys is so thin it would fit beneath a piece of cardboard. I say ignore the script and concentrate on what's being said. You will be surprised at the clever one liners spewing forth. Stunt work is terrific, with a helicopter flight that is beyond belief. Thespians should avoid "Action U.S.A." like they would a rabid dog. Those seeking a fun film that has action with an attitude should look no further. - MERK


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