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A reality cop show films a police raid on a drug ring that goes awry and results in the massacre of 11 policemen. All of this gets taped by the cameraman who tries to sell the tape to the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeffrey Combs ... Bill Knight
Ashley Laurence ... Laura Bryant
Leo Rossi ... Detective Kincade
Charles Napier ... Detective Duke
David Warner ... Cooper
Joe Don Baker ... Donovan
Lance Henriksen ... Taft
Patrick Gallagher ... Robby (as Pat Gallagher)
Corinna Everson ... Sondra
Red West ... Chief Edwards
John Boyd West ... Sgt. Munroe (as John West)
Fred Lewis Fred Lewis ... Lt. Hackett
Deke Anderson ... Dennis
Art 'Sunshine' James Art 'Sunshine' James ... Man #1
Mike Garrahy Mike Garrahy ... Johnson
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Storyline

A reality cop show films a police raid on a drug ring that goes awry and results in the massacre of 11 policemen. All of this gets taped by the cameraman who tries to sell the tape to the gangsters and gets killed for his efforts. Meanwhile the film commentator gets pursued by the cops, the gangsters, and some crooked FBI agents. All are after the film which he doesn't have. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Witness the ultimate double cross.

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Action | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Felony - Die CIA-Verschwörung See more »

Filming Locations:

Mobile, Alabama, USA See more »

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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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During the fight by the dumpster, Bill has a large bloodstain on the front of his shirt (separate from the blood on his arm). In the next scene, in Laura's house, the stain is missing. See more »

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References The Dating Game (1965) See more »

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Dynamite
Written by Mitch Sample
Performed by Psychic Underground
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Baffling... but in a good way.
12 March 2010 | by ZombieRangerSee all my reviews

Alright I'll start this off by saying the box cover is a lie, and a confusing lie at that. Leo Rossi is featured prominently there, but has about 12 minutes of screen time and is not the focus of this movie. Despite appearing nowhere on the front cover, this movie stars Jeffrey "Re-Animator" Combs as a reporter(?) who captured footage of a drug deal/political agenda killing(?) and is being chased by drug dealers/cops/crooked and/or non-crooked government agents(?) You'll notice there's a bit of uncertainty in this statement, and that's because despite having watched this movie in its' entirety I'm not quite sure what happened. This movie is either the greatest action movie spoof of all time, or the most clichéd attempt at a serious action film of all time, all I know for sure is that I loved it. This movie has a downright stellar cast, Ashley Laurence(Hellraiser series), Lance Henrickson(everything ever made), David Warner(everything else), Charles Napier(that guy that's played a general in everything for the past 30 years), and the man himself, Joe Don Baker. The strangest thing about this movie is its' focal point. For the first 30 minutes or so it's nearly impossible to figure out who our star is. The movie jumps from character to character almost desperately searching for someone to follow. It almost feels like this was supposed to be a vehicle for an 80's action star, but the filmmakers couldn't secure one so they just shot the movie based on the secondary characters from the script. It really does play out like the intended gun-toting catchphrase spouting protagonist just forgot to show up. The movie gives us shootouts, car chases, explosions and double crosses, and you'll be hard pressed to figure out what's going on even when they explain it. This may not be your cup of tea, but I was absolutely astounded.


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