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One Tough Bastard (1996)

When a man's wife and family are murdered, he plots revenge only to find out that the killer is under Federal protection and he must exact his own form of justice.

Director:

Kurt Wimmer

Writer:

Steven Selling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Bosworth ... Sgt. John North
Bruce Payne ... Agent Karl Savak
Jeff Kober ... Marcus
DeJuan Guy ... Mikey Adams
M.C. Hammer ... Dexter Kane (as Hammer)
Neal McDonough ... Agent Ward
Robert Kotecki ... Agent Klark
Deborah Worthing Deborah Worthing ... Darlene North
Rachel Duncan Rachel Duncan ... Marianne North
Cyrus Farmer ... Chocolate
M.C. Gainey ... Hank
Robert LaSardo ... Tattoist (as Robert La Sardo)
Leo Lee ... Agent Tam
Christopher M. Brown Christopher M. Brown ... Jake (as Christopher Brown)
Justice Bowens ... Mustapha (as R.B. Bowens)
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Storyline

Cool wacko cop, Karl Savak wants to steal and sell prototype military weapons. But, while he was stealing ammo, one of his comrades kills the family of John North. He is a military combat expert, who soon after starts his own investigation. But, it's not easy to take down one of most decorated FBI officers. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong violence, strong language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 1996 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

One Man's Justice See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Though credited as director, Kurt Wimmer was removed early during filming and producer Kurt Anderson took over as director. See more »

Goofs

When the car gets flaming at the service station, all the windows are blown out, but intact in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Karl Savak: Don't you know it's illegal to drive while dead?
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Alternate Versions

German Video-Version, rated not unser 18, ist cut. But there is another Video-Version (same cover) rated "Spio/JK" which is uncut. So take care when you want to rent or buy this movie in Germany. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hot Fuzz (2007) See more »

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This Time
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Written by Anthony Marinelli
Performed by Russ Parrish
Produced by Anthony Marinelli
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Man with Ring in Nose Beware!
2 October 2005 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

The film started out with a boot camp situation with a drill instructor breaking in his new company of Army enlistments. All of a sudden there is a horror show going on in a local convenient store, where things start being turned into Swiss Cheese and lots of tomato juice. The Army instructor is Brian Bosworth,(John North),"Mach 2",'01,who winds up in a hospital for a few weeks and when he gets outside the door, all hell breaks loose. In this picture there is a very young boy who deals with drugs and is very street smart, which in today's society is being used all the time. These kids are under age and cannot be given hard sentences, so they do the dirty work of the Older Boys. Bruce Payne,(Karl Savak),"Hellborn",'03 gives an outstanding performance as an FBI agent who seems to like evil more than good. This is an entertaining film, but there is nothing you will remember about this film after an hour goes bye~! This film was called two names: "One Man's Justice" and "One Tough Bastard", whatever you prefer


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