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Beyond the Law (1993)

An undercover cop joins a murderous, arms-dealing biker gang to try to put them behind bars.

Director:

Larry Ferguson

Writer:

Larry Ferguson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Sheen ... Saxon
Linda Fiorentino ... Renee
Michael Madsen ... Blood
Courtney B. Vance ... Conroy Price
Leon Rippy ... Virgil
Dennis Burkley ... Oatmeal
Lyndsay Riddell Lyndsay Riddell ... Marybette
Rino Thunder ... Bogus Charlie
Rip Torn ... Deputy Butch Prescott
James Oscar Lee James Oscar Lee ... Highside
Ed Adams Ed Adams ... Dirt
Hollie Chamberlain Hollie Chamberlain ... Stephie
Richard Madsen Richard Madsen ... Buster
Larry Ferguson Larry Ferguson ... Kelly
Ted Parks Ted Parks ... Sidewinder
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Storyline

Dan Saxon (Charlie Sheen) is an undercover cop who infiltrates a biker gang to nail the scum behind a drug-smuggling operation. In order to maintain the trust of the gang's leader, Blood (Michael Madsen), he must commit ever more dangerous and heinous crimes. Just how far 'beyond the law' will Saxon go? Written by Alfred Jingle

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Taglines:

Some men are meant to stand between good and evil.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality, drug use and pervasive strong language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The real Dan Saxon was an extra in the movie. See more »

Goofs

In the bike construction montage, Dan lays down red paint on a tank. There are no red tanks anywhere on either his, or Virgil's bikes, or in the shop that we see. BUT, one usually spray red or black to see if the tank surface is correct OR, if you do old-school metallic or candy apple, cause different effects in different light on the final paint job. In nutshell base/primer, test colour / colour base, metallic flake, coloured clear, clear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Title Card: It is easy to go down in to hell; night and day the gates of dark death stand wide; but to climb back up again, to retrace one's steps to the open air, there lies the problem, the difficult task. Virgil: The Aeneid
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Alternate Versions

Two versions are available in Germany on VHS/DVD. One is the uncut version and is labeled FSK18, one is cut for violence (for example the murder on the Asian-woman) and is labeled FSK16. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Sillusion
Written by Rob Vino
Performed by Dying Breed
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Awesome Movie
25 January 2005 | by titanicbuff2000See all my reviews

This movie is a keeper. I've had it in my personal collection for years now, and usually watch it every year or two. Charlie Sheen does a good job in this movie. The whole biker vs cop plot is good. If you have a couple hours to spend without interruption, definitely watch this movie. All of the actors in this movie do a very good job and are all very believable characters. This movie would be good action flick for the boys just to hang out and watch over a few cold ones. The ladies would enjoy this flick too though for its awesome action scenes."Beyond the Law" will keep you on the edge of your seat for quite a while. This movie definitely deserves more recognition. Enjoy!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1993 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Beyond the Law See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA See more »

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Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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