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Private Wars (1993)

R | | Action | Video September 1993
A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Railsback ... Jack Manning
Michael Champion ... Chief Carpenter
Dan Tullis Jr. Dan Tullis Jr. ... Mo Williams
Holly Floria Holly Floria ... Ronnie Gilmore
Stuart Whitman ... Alexander Winters
Michael DeLano ... Mr. Mendoza
James Lew ... Obata
Brian Patrick Clarke ... Ben Gilmore
Albert Garcia Albert Garcia ... Ferret
Cynthia Frost Cynthia Frost ... Mrs. Dominick
Tim Colceri ... Sergeant Fuller
John Hobson John Hobson ... Biker
Vince Murdocco ... Eddie (as Vincent Murdocco)
John Salvitti ... Falco
Anthony R. Lovett Anthony R. Lovett ... Wolcott (as Andy Lovett)
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A wealthy businessman is trying to "convince" the inhabitants of an old neighborhood to abandon their homes in order to build a huge business center there. To achieve his goals, he bribes the police and uses organized bands to intimidate the neighbors. But perhaps this alcoholic ex-cop, Manning, could help them, but how? Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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The battle lines are drawn between good and evil!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1993 (Germany) See more »

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Defender See more »

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Stereo

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Features CIA Code Name: Alexa (1992) See more »

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Taking It Back
Written by Neftali Santiago
Performed by King Rhythm & Neftali Santiago
Produced by Santiago Productions
Neftali Music ASCAP
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Railsback at his best since Manson
20 January 2005 | by dtitus-1See all my reviews

This piece of garbage is, whether intentional or not, very hilarious. You could tell the film makers just stopped trying and piled in as much foul language, poor taste, racism, and violence as possible. Plus Railsback is hilarious as a drunk, and there are tons of other lifers in this including Officer Dan, the black cop from Married With Children. Get some beer and enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The end sucks because some girl gets Railsback to quit drinking, but up to that point it's great. This movie is not realistic at all. Not like any movie really is, but this one doesn't even try. You wonder why someone with actual talent like Railsback would actually have to resort to this trash, but I'm glad that he did in this case.


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