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Point Blank (1998)

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Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner Schreyer ... Billy
... Sonny
... Wallace
... Howard
... Joe Ray
... Armani
... Dad
... Rudy Ray
Nina Savelle ... Tracey Deakin
... Darla
Oliver Tull ... Bathroom Security Guard
... Woman in Pink (as Gene Ray Price)
... Mac Bradford
... Hardwood
... Female Officer
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Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a group of shoppers hostage (after killing many more of them) before making their demands. Only Rudy, a former mercenary and brother of one of the fugitives, can take out the criminals before more of the hostages die. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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They're the most dangerous criminals in Texas. And they're seriously out of control.

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Rated R for pervasive violence, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »
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15 December 1998 (USA)  »

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First collaboration of Rourke and Trejo. They would later appear together in Dead in Tombstone, music clip Hero and Once Upon a Time in Mexico. See more »

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The back of the bazooka fired during the opening credits is closed. See more »

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Dad: You know Joe. Nothing seem to bother him except being locked up.
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Referenced in Bang Boom Bang - Ein todsicheres Ding (1999) See more »

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Just a Bad Film
20 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

The film was shot at Seminary South, a semi-closed mall in Ft. Worth,Tx, likely the cheapest location they could find. That was the primary reason I watched this film, being a local.

Letdown? That's an understatement. After hearing the local preproduction hype I was hoping for more than an outlaw version of Walker, Texas Ranger.

Sadly, I was forced to watch just that.

The writing's bad, the acting is poor and the production values are pure B-grade. But, Mickey looks like he has been spending lots of time at the gym.


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