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Redline (1997)

Deathline (original title)
When a man is murdered in Moscow, experimental bionic research brings him back to life. He then sets out to find his murderers and money that was stolen during the crime.

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Tibor Takács
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rutger Hauer ... John Anderson Wade
Mark Dacascos ... Merrick
Yvonne Sciò ... Marina K. / Katya
Patrick Dreikauss Patrick Dreikauss ... Mishka
Randall William Cook ... Vanya the Special Prosecutor
Michael Mehlmann ... Serge
Ildikó Szücs Ildikó Szücs ... Antonia (as Ildiko Szucs)
István Kanizsay István Kanizsay ... Assistant Prosecutor (as Istvan Kaizsai)
John Thompson ... Udo
Gabor Peter Vincze Gabor Peter Vincze ... Lt. Lo
Scott J. Ateah Scott J. Ateah ... Brest (as Scott Athea)
Attila C. Arpa ... Yamoto (as Attila Árpa)
Jak Osmond Jak Osmond ... Assassin
Roger La Page Roger La Page ... Beggar
Ágnes Bánfalvy Ágnes Bánfalvy ... The President (as Agnes Banfalvi)
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Storyline

When a man is murdered in Moscow, experimental bionic research brings him back to life. He then sets out to find his murderers and money that was stolen during the crime. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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In The Future, Death Is Only The Beginning.

Genres:

Action | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | Netherlands

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Redline See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When John Wade's body is lying in the field it changes positions. One camera angle shows him on his side with his legs crossed, while the other camera angle shows him on his back with his legs apart. See more »

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References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

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Rutger gets to fondle Yvonne Scio: the jammy sod
3 August 2012 | by BezenbySee all my reviews

Look - the situation is this: I've got two toddlers, a tired wife, an allotment and a full time job. When I sit down to watch a film I'm not there to be mildly amused by the juxtaposition of social hierarchies or what have you - I want things to move briskly, blow up, be gory, be naked, be crazy and above all not be boring. Hence: I like films like this.

This film is set in some futuristic Russia where people can plug themselves directly into things. I'm not really sure if any of that was explained but the plugging in aspect seemed to involve fulfilling your dreams via cable or something. Anyhoo - Rutger is a smuggler smugling some biomechanical circuits when he's double crossed by his buddy Machis and shot in the head. His missus, who betrayed him, also gets shot in the head but when the Russian army turn up they burn her and get right to reviving Rutger using some sophisticamated doo-whackies. Obviously, when Rutger wakes up all he wants to do is shoot his partner in the head two or three hundred times.

Rutger sets out to kill everything (which is endorsed by the folks who revived him for reasons I couldn't quite understand) and therefore travels through Moscow in a series of set pieces which convey to me that the film had a higher budget than I thought or else filming in Russian is very cheap. Either way, the set design in this film is something to behold. Very impressive indeed.

Anyhoo - Rutger hooks up with a hooker (Yvonne Scio) who also played his missus at the start (err..not sure why) and tries to track down Machis...However, it turns out that Machis is only the icing on the cake when it comes to Russian crime syndicates.

Look - The story is flimsy as hell, and director Tibor (something or other) seems to realise this, and therefore fills the film full of nudity and gore. Believe me when I say this, but this film had more naked women than I've seen outside of Italian cinema. Ever Rutger gets to do the nasty with Yvonne Scio (an Italian Scream Queen arriving 20 years too late), on several occasions, and if that ain't enough, he even gets attacked by naked assassins.

Add to that the gore (a guy having his fingers cut off and being fed them), and Rutger being attacked by machine gun wielding tramps - what are you waiting for? Oh, the ending? Lame, but the rest of the film is entertaining enough.


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