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Extreme Justice (1993)

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A rogue cop joins an elite L.A.P.D. unit who secretly operate as a vigilante death squad, but soon begins to question their methods.

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Mark L. Lester
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lou Diamond Phillips ... Jeff Powers
Scott Glenn ... Dan Vaughn
Chelsea Field ... Kelly Daniels
Yaphet Kotto ... Larson
Andrew Divoff ... Angel
Richard Grove ... Mike Lloyd
William Lucking ... Cusack
L. Scott Caldwell ... Lieutenant Devlin
Larry Holt Larry Holt ... Reese
Daniel Quinn ... Bobby Lewis
Thomas Rosales Jr. ... Chavez (as Tom Rosales)
Ed Frias Ed Frias ... Luis Herrera
Jay Arlen Jones ... Nash
Adam Gifford ... Speer (as G. Adam Gifford)
Jophery C. Brown ... Vince
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Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the job done, even if it means murder. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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... Search ... Identify ... Shoot! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R on appeal for strong graphic violence, language, and for a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Contrary to the film depiction, Special Investigation Section maintains a high-profile arrest record without incident. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, there is a party where the crew of cops target shoot some beer bottles. One cop lines up 5 empty bottles, but the other cops shoot 12 bottles half-filled with beer. See more »

Quotes

Larson: Tell me detective, what kind of police officer watches a young girl get raped?
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Alternate Versions

Two versions were released on DVD in Germany, a cut version with a FSK 16 age rating released as "Deadly Execution Cop" and a uncut release with a FSK 18 age rating released as "Extreme Justice". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Escale à Nanarland: Le Justicier de New York (2013) See more »

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If I Fall Tonight
Performed by The Pipefitters
Written by Chris Lindsey
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Must see viewing at it's extremity
31 January 2018 | by videorama-759-859391See all my reviews

Here's a film that was a warm welcomed surprise. If you want to be entertained, get Mark Lester to do it. And when you have great actors like Glenn and Phillips as the leads, you know you're in for surefire entertainment. Here, it's more explosive entertainment, in a well polished and slick actioner about loose vigilante justice, only the justice here is wearing a badge. SIS is Special Investigation Section, a secret division of cops, who are out to take out the worst high profile offenders, ready at the assigned locale, for when they strike, only we have more murders than arrests. Losing his cool with a scummy piece of s..t, undercover cop, Jeff Powers (Phillips) is the latest to join Glenn's warm posse of cops, but being a witness to long time friend, Glenn's reckless actions, puts a strain on the work relationship, where soon at first hand, Jeff begins to see the real truth about this organization. The films has great shootouts and action, brilliantly staged, with no dull moment to spare. Chelsea Field, a really good actress, plays Phillip's older girlfriend, an avid reporter, out to bust this squad. The last scene, a stand off between Glenn and Phillips, where all out war is declared, is my favorite. Have to viddy this surprisingly well made film again. To bag this film, you'd have to be a bit off. Great, exciting entertainment, based on real incidents. Watch.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 1993 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

S.I.S. - Special Investigation Section See more »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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