The gruesome murder of a Brooklyn Detective will turn the case into a personal vendetta when the deceased's best friend and fellow officer will unleash an all-out attack against a psychotic Mafia enforcer's brutal gang.
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
This movie tells the story of a man who goes undercover in a hi-tech prison to find out information to help prosecute those who killed his wife. While there he stumbles onto a plot involving a death-row inmate and his $200 million stash of gold.
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Brooklyn cop Gino Felino is about to go outside and play catch with his son Tony when he receives a phone call alerting him that his best friend Bobby Lupo has been shot dead in broad daylight on 18th Avenue in front of his wife Laurie Lupo and his two kids by drug kingpin Richie Madano, who has been Gino and Bobby's enemy since childhood. As Gino is hunting Madano down, Gino discovers the motive behind Bobby's murder. This is when Gino's hunt for Madano leads to the showdown of a lifetime.Written by
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Steven Seagal has played several Italian-American characters in his career, including his role in this film. He has said that he is often mistaken for being Italian-American himself; however, he is of Dutch, English, German, Russian, and Jewish ancestry. See more »
Just before he fights with Richie, Gino grabs Tattoo's arm, pulls him through the railing and slams him face-first into a brick wall. When Tattoos hits the brick wall, it moves. See more »
The Australian free to air version was heavily edited for violence and coarse language when screened on Channel 9 in order to meet the standards for an M classification to be screened at 8:30pm. Some small scenes are even edited out all together as they were deemed too violent for television. Later broadcasts have relaxed their classification standards and the movie has been screened at a later time for a MA15+ or AV15+ classification. See more »
This is one of those first few movies which represent Seagal's best. The story moves by quickly, the action never stops, and the quality is excellent.
Seagal's bombastic aikido style is a sure show-stopper. The action is so captivating that it almost renders the story unnecessary. The story consists of Seagal searching out the murderer of a friend. There are other elements to the plot, but that is the gist. It would do no good to attempt to detail the plot however, as the story is lost in a flurry of fists and knees.
If you are a fan of Seagal's bone-crunching, show-stopping, hard-hitting martial arts style, you will simply love this one.
Although this is quite pretentious and philosophically preachy, this has to be one of my absolute favorites of his older movies.
I love it!
It rates a 7.4 from...
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