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Parker Kane (1990)

A cop turned investigator investigates a friend's death and uncovers a plot involving illegal toxic waste dumping.

Director:

Steve Perry

Writer:

Peter M. Lenkov (as Peter Lenkov)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Fahey ... Parker Kane
Marisa Tomei ... April Haynes
Drew Snyder ... Lt. Dunbar Fisk
Richard Zobel Richard Zobel ... Jack Moody
Chino 'Fats' Williams ... The Cook
Gail O'Grady ... Cindy Ellis
Patti LaBelle ... Cartier
Zakes Mokae ... Kid Lightning
Stellan Skarsgård ... Nathan Van Adams
David Caruso ... Joey Torregrossa
Alan Rosenberg ... Morris
Billy Wirth ... Jesse
William Lucking ... Chuck Dumby
Amanda Pays ... Sarah Taylor
Rick Aiello ... Bartender
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Storyline

Parker Kane (Jeff Fahey) is a former Police Detective turned Private Investigator. When close friend Joey (David Cureso) is murdered, leaving behind a briefcase full of money, Kane sets out to find out who was responsible. The trail of clues leads to a major scam involving illegal dumping of toxic waste. Written by Matt <matt@measham.force9.net>

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 August 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Parker Kane - Die Gewalt im Nacken See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Parker Kane: [to a bad guy who has just emptied a clip of bullets into a wall] You got something against drywall?
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Connections

References Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Out of Limits
Written by Michael Z. Gordon
Performed by The Marketts
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What a waste!
3 February 2017 | by swfongSee all my reviews

The credit roll tells you all you need to know about this film.

As I see the stars like Marisa Tomei and Stellan Skarsgård intertwined with every detective cliché combined with a bad 90's synth soundtrack, I knew this would be a loser.

And if that wasn't enough, the terrible 1st person narration in the first minute almost made me cry. Parker Kane slings his gun like a safety video on how not to handle a weapon, and the fight choreography is sad considering veteran stuntman Henry King has a featured role.

Really, this movie doesn't even rate a wiki page. Just sad how a good detective movie is totally wasted.


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