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Renegades (1989)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 June 1989 (USA)
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An undercover cop forms an alliance with a Native American to help him hunt down the criminals who stole an ancient Lakota tribal lance.

Director:

Jack Sholder

Writer:

David Rich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Buster McHenry
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Hank Storm
Jami Gertz ... Barbara
Robert Knepper ... Marino (as Rob Knepper)
Bill Smitrovich ... Finch
Clark Johnson ... JJ
Peter MacNeill ... Denny Ransom
Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman ... Red Crow
Joseph Griffin ... Matt (as Joe Griffin)
John Di Benedetto John Di Benedetto ... Corso
Kyra Harper ... Nema
Joseph Hieu Joseph Hieu ... Gang Leader
Dee McCafferty ... Cop Outside Bar
Heidi von Palleske ... Hooker In Bar
Tom Butler ... Detective Geddles
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Storyline

Buster McHenry works as an undercover agent for the local police. Currently he investigates on police corruption and is in big trouble. His task makes him break the law, he participates in a robbery. Things really screw up as not only two men are shot, but also an ancient indian spear is stolen and Buster is wounded. Hank Storm, a young indian, is now after the spear and Buster is after his criminal 'comrades'. Both of them are outsiders in their way, but now they have the same target. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

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They had to trust each other... or die. See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 June 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lakota See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$9,015,164
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kiefer Sutherland and Lou Diamond Phillips would later have another uneasy alliance in the first season of 24 (2001), where Sutherland's character also frequently goes undercover. See more »

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After the diamond heist, the limo's windshield changes back and forth on the amount of damage done to it. See more »

Quotes

Buster McHenry: Look over my shoulder and tell me if you see an Indian following me.
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Soundtracks

House Arrest
Written by Marc Vormawah & Colin Brown
Performed by Marc Vormawah (as Marc V.)
Courtesy of Elektra/Asylum Records
By arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Revenge of the 80's: Lou Diamond Phillips Superstar.
28 July 2005 | by Joseph P. UlibasSee all my reviews

Renegades (1989) reunites two of the stars of Young Guns I and II. L.D.P. and Kiefer Sutherland are two guys out to get justice for the red man and the down trodden. One funny scene in this movie is when an old "chief:" goes out like his ancestors. Other than that there is nothing worth watching. The acting is mediocre and the direction is pedestrian. L.D.P. mugs for the camera whilst Kiefer Sutherland "carries" the movie on his tired shoulders. Too many movies like these were cranked out during the eighties and they're all bad. But if you're an L.D.P. fan then you'll be in hog heaven!

Recommended for L.D.P. fans. Others will want to stay away!!


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