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.
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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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Gino's handgun is a customized Colt Combat Elite. Likely built on a Para-Ordinance frame. Seagal was fastidious about combat handguns and by both the number of shots fired and the size and weight of the magazines he replaces, it's pretty obvious it's a high capacity .45 See more »
When Detective Felino first offers his badge as a 'trophy' to Sammy for anyone who can take him, the badge is in his right hand and his gun is in his left. In the next shot, his badge is in his left hand and a bar towel is in his right hand. See more »
Although passed uncut for UK cinema early video versions were cut by 54 secs by the BBFC with edits to a man being thrown through a car window during the opening scene, a hand being impaled with a cleaver, a cue ball being wrapped in a handkerchief during the pool hall fight, a closeup of a shooting, and wrist snaps and blows with a rolling pin during the final fight between Gino and Richie. When it was shown on Sky's movie channels, these scenes were all present, but other violent footage had been trimmed. The version shown on network TV in the UK (Channel 5) also had some of the missing material, but again, at the expense of other edits. The cuts were fully restored in the 1999 widescreen DVD release. See more »
This film is the ultimate violence film. i'm not going to give any specific examples but the fight scenes are so brutal is hilarious. its not like one of those japanese ninja violence films, or evil dead type violence. this is like real-life violence. seagal plays gion fellino, a tough brooklyn cop, who is as the title suggests, out for justice. after the start seagal goes round giving a good hiding to anyone who so much as looks at him funny. the scenes in the butcher shop, the pool hall and the final fight are the best examples of the violence in this film, however they are scattered all over the place. its about 2 minutes into the film before the first person gets a severe decking from seagal. and its fairly brutal. the butcher shop is a good example of seagals martial arts abilities, but more of the fact that gino is a total bad-ass. the pool hall is the macho scene and is a ripper. no-one escapes a good decking. and the final fight is pretty much the harshest beating i've seen in any film. well apart from when like old people get battered but you'll see what i mean if you watch it. make sure to get it on dvd too. its really badly cut on vhs. overall, this film is an all time ripsnorter and probably my favourite seagal film, and in my top ten films of all time.
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