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Raw Nerve (1999)

A cop lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.

Director:

Avi Nesher

Writers:

S. Barnes (screenplay), Noah Kaplan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Van Peebles ... Detective Blair Valdez
Nicollette Sheridan ... Izabel Sauvestre
Zach Galligan ... Ethan Lang
Monica Trombetta Monica Trombetta ... Maria Bauer
Cheryl 'Salt' James Cheryl 'Salt' James ... Detective Valerie Sanchez (as Cheryl James)
Scott Getlin Scott Getlin ... Detective Richie Zola
John Griesemer John Griesemer ... H. Mackey
Cari Stahler Cari Stahler ... Officer Agnes Copland
Benard Cummings Benard Cummings ... Captain Phil Moore
Steven Randazzo Steven Randazzo ... Captain Starr
Donn Swaby ... Glasses
Maximiliano Hernández ... Cross
Benny Nieves ... Boxer
Rick Washburn ... Harlan the Turk
Chris Deoni Chris Deoni ... Dominican
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A cop lures his girlfriend and his former partner into the dangers of arson, robbery, and murder.

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Fully Exposed And Out Of Control...

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 February 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nervos de Aço See more »

Filming Locations:

New Jersey, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Spectacor Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Solid noirish thriller
31 January 2000 | by PhroggySee all my reviews

This mother has what most DTV movies (well, it went straight to video in France, I hope somebody had a chance to see it in a theater) lacks : a real plot. Classic of course, like "Bad Influence" meets "Internal Affairs", but where you always know why the characters are acting the way they do. We basically know how it's going to end, and when the finale comes around, it's savage and cynical enough to hold your attention. The dramatic progression is very well done, a lot of things happens and Zach "Gremlins" Galligan has obviously grown up into a very fine actor indeed. Mario plays mister macho again, but with a twist this time. (For Mario's fans, this one would be a good double-feature along with "Full Eclipse". Underrated Israelian filmmaker Avi Nesher always does a good job, whatever the movie is - foir an elegant horror flick, check "Doppelganger" and for sheer campiness, try "She". His talent could be better exp^loited,


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