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Blowback (2000)

R | | Thriller | 10 March 2000 (USA)
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Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death.... See full summary »

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Mark L. Lester

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Jeffrey Goldenberg (screenplay), Bob Held (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Van Peebles ... Insp. Don Morrell
James Remar ... John Matthew Whitman / Schmidt
Sharisse Baker-Bernard ... Det. Monica Ricci (as Sharisse Baker)
Gladise Jiminez ... Charlotte Hart-Morrel (as Gladis Jimenez)
David Groh ... Capt. Barnett
Stephen Caffrey ... Agent Norwood (fake)
Stephen Poletti ... Judge Paul Gant
Peter Allas ... Ed Ackers (as Peter W. Allas)
Leslie Zemeckis ... Sandra Carlow (as Leslie Harter)
Jaime Kailani Jaime Kailani ... Denise Greer (as Jamie K. Bayot)
Simon Rhee ... Henry Dang
David Grant Wright ... Mr. Carlow (as David Wright)
Tony Noakes Tony Noakes ... Det. Swanson
Leonard Kelly-Young ... Warden
Erynn Dalton ... Woman
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Storyline

Whitman is a psychotic religious killer who was caught by Inspector Morell a former seminarian, whose religious knowledge led to Whitman's capture. Whitman was tried and sentenced to death. However, he was rescued by a secret government group who want to make him an assassin, however, Whitman escapes and decides to get back at the people who tried to stop his mission, the jury, the judge, the district attorney, who's Morrell's ex-wife. Morrell recognizes the killings as Whitman's style but how could it be when he's dead. The man who recruited Whitman posing as an FBI agent claims that they are looking for a copy cat but Morrell finds it hard to believe that it could no one other than Whitman. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and gruesome images, sex/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A halál két arca See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When awaiting the senator, the crowd chants "four more years." Senators serve six-year terms. See more »

Quotes

John Matthew Whitman: Whore of Babylon, prepare to meet thy maker.
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Had potential
28 June 2001 | by Alex-372See all my reviews

Blowback is a Mario van Peebles movie, so if you're a fan of him, you should be fine with it. This movie has relatively poor production values, and the shootouts are badly staged and edited, however, it does pour on the exploitation, with lots of naked chicks and gory murders. Also, it's been a long time since I've seen Stephen Caffrey (Tour Of Duty, Longtime Companion), and the first time I've seen him playing a bad guy. The main theme of Blowback is a serial killer who murders his victims and then cuts them up as martyred saints. Unfortunately, the production values don't allow for much special effects, but they're pretty grisly. 6 out of 10


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