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The Expert (1995)

R | | Action | 6 April 1995 (USA)
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Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a ... See full summary »

Directors:

Rick Avery, William Lustig (uncredited)

Writers:

Max Allan Collins (screenplay), Jill Gatsby (story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeff Speakman ... John Lomax
James Brolin ... Warden Munsey
Michael Shaner Michael Shaner ... Martin Kagan
Alex Datcher ... Dr. Alice Barnes
Wolfgang Bodison ... Dan Mason
Elizabeth Gracen ... Liz Pierce
Norm Woodel ... Bill Loomis
Jim Varney ... Snake
Michelle Nagy ... Jenny Lomax
Red West ... Judge
Barry Scott Barry Scott ... Capt. Jackson (as William Barry Scott)
Jophery C. Brown ... Joe Himes
Robby Robinson ... Tex
Ramon Estevez ... Tomas
Dan Chandler Dan Chandler ... Governor
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Johnny's sister is brutally attacked and murdered by a sadistic serial killer. At the trial, he is sentenced to be electrocuted, but a bleeding heart liberal has the sentence commuted to a mental facility. Here, he will interact with other model prisoners and give talks at schools while he is being treated. The only problem is that Johnny, being a ex-special forces trainer, is coming to the prison to seek his own justice and that does not include rehabilitation. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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When revenge isn't enough... See more »

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Trivia

The character of "Martin Kagan" is based mostly on real-life killer Scott Panetti, who also represented himself in court, and was on trial around the same time this movie was filmed. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Alice Barnes: My father treated prisoners like animals.
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References Deliverance (1972) See more »

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Typical Hollywood
21 July 2011 | by jmctn2000See all my reviews

The working title of this film was "Brute Force"

I worked on this film and never got paid. It was a typical Hollywood shell game.

The production company declared bankruptcy and was bought by a sister company.

This film aired on Showtime. My name appeared in the credits.

When I called the production company about payment (after airing) they asked I "prove" I worked on the show. LOL. How about my name being in the credits? LOL

I was surprised to find it under my name on IMDb. Once again, they credit me with the work, but never paid me.

It's so typical of Hollywood.


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Language:

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Release Date:

6 April 1995 (USA) See more »

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Tennessee, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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