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Jack Reed: A Killer Among Us (1996)

Jack Reed is sent to investigate a strange drive-by shooting which doesn't resemble a gang m.o.. The attacks continue, seemingly randomly, but Jack is determined to find out how deep the rabbit hole of violence and corruption really is.

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Brian Dennehy
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Credited cast:
Brian Dennehy ... Jack Reed
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Dunn ... Phil Brenner
Charles S. Dutton ... Charles Silvera (as Charles Dutton)
Suki Kaiser ... Sara
Susan Ruttan ... Arlene
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Jack Reed is sent to investigate a strange drive-by shooting which doesn't resemble a gang m.o.. The attacks continue, seemingly randomly, but Jack is determined to find out how deep the rabbit hole of violence and corruption really is.

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Country:

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English

Release Date:

7 January 1996 (USA) See more »

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Jack Reed 4 See more »

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1.33 : 1
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A gripping crime drama plus Dennehy
29 May 2000 | by Castor-11See all my reviews

I tuned into this movie solely on account of the charisma of Brian Dennehy...and I was glad that I did.

What starts off as a drive-by sexist shooting turns into a hunt for villains, backed by City Hall, formidable in cunning, ruthlessness, and readiness to kill women, children and cops - like Jack Reed (Dennehy).

This is a cop-opera that elects not to do it by rote...the plot is full of twists and ironies, most of them, plausible. I especially appreciated the comeuppance of the main villain.

There are one or two formulaic spots, our hero hands in his badge at one point, the heroine gets caught red-handed by one of the villains, (but escapes in most novel fashion, I, for one,. will never hold up a woman at gunpoint, again)which is why I voted but 9 points: this movie is, however 2 hours of entertainment for lovers of the genre.

Once again a t.v. movie (based on real events) has scored with me. Its success makes me ponder again on the dearth of watchable "theatre" movies on cable t.v. Oft-seen ancient warhorses, and newer box-office duds is our lot. I guess one can only watch half-decent movies these days by forking out ridiculous sums on pay-t.v. No wonder so many of us are forsaking the tube for our computers!


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