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Army of One (1993)

Joshua Tree (original title)
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A framed prison escapee unknowingly kidnaps a female cop en-route to a rendezvous with the corrupt cop who put him behind bars.

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Vic Armstrong
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dolph Lundgren ... Wellman Anthony Santee
George Segal ... Lt. Franklin L. Severence
Kristian Alfonso ... Rita Marek
Geoffrey Lewis ... Sheriff Cepeda
Beau Starr ... Jack 'Rudy' Rudisill
Michelle Phillips ... Esther Severence
Matt Battaglia ... Michael Agnos
Bert Remsen ... Woody Engstrom
Michael Paul Chan ... Jimmy Shoeshine
Khandi Alexander ... Maralena Turner
Marcus Brown ... E.G. Turner
Nick Chinlund ... Deputy Tomay
Ken Foree ... Eddie Turner
Edward Stone Edward Stone ... Dectective Jordan
Rondi Reed ... Detective Chelsey
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Wellman Santee (Dolph Lundgren) a former race car driver, whose livelihood is transporting exotic stolen super cars, is involved, with his partner Eddie, in shoot out, resulting in the deaths of his friend and a highway cop. Santee is framed for the cop's murder and jailed in a maximum security prison. A few months later, Santee breaks out after narrowly escaping an attempt on his life. He reaches a local diner where he steals a car, abducts the owner, Rita and flees, completely unaware that is hostage is a deputy sheriff. A massive manhunt ensues, spearheaded by Lt. Severance a tough, obessive cop. Santee leads the detective and his men on a dramatic high speed chase, from the desert wilderness to the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Santee's out to clear his name and when it comes to getting even, he's taking revenge into overdrive... Written by anonymous

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The hunted has become the hunter. And there will be no mercy. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Released theatrically worldwide except in the US, Germany and the UK. See more »

Goofs

During the garage shootout, Santee fires eight shots from a six-shooter revolver. See more »

Quotes

Wellman Anthony Santee: [after being beaten up by Rita] Where'd you learn that shit?
Rita Marrick: To protect myself.
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Alternate Versions

In the 106 minute Region 1 DVD by Artisan in 1999 there are several scenes which do not appear in the 97 minute 1994 UK VHS and TV broadcast versions such as Deputy Tomay's return to Jimmy Shoeshine's warehouse. The gun battle in the warehouse is much longer and bloodier and has a much higher body count. See more »

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Surprisingly good.
18 May 2000 | by Metal-9See all my reviews

This movie surprised me. You don't expect much when you starts watching movie with Dolph Lundgren. But this turn out to be a great action-flick. The thing that is worst (as always in this kind of productions) is the acting. Dolph is bad, he just sits there with his stone-face and looks concentrated. Kristian Alfonson looks good but she can't act so well.

But the moments of action in the movie is good. The shooting is pretty much belieavble, except the shooting of chineses at the end. The car chase is a great piece of work but what can you expect when the director has made action-scenes in Tomorrow Never Dies, Starship Troopers and Total Recall.

See it and enjoy it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 1993 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo (4 channels)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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