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Surviving Edged Weapons (1988)

A documentary issued to police in the 80's on how to survive edged-based attacks, primarily blades -- with often comical and novel examples.

Director:

Dennis Anderson

Writer:

John W. Randle (script)
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Credited cast:
Mickey Dawes Mickey Dawes
Leo T. Gaje Jr. Leo T. Gaje Jr.
Dean Gilmore Dean Gilmore
Kathleen A. Handal Kathleen A. Handal
Robert Henke Robert Henke
Dan Inosanto Dan Inosanto
Gary Klugiewicz Gary Klugiewicz
Jan Lewis Jan Lewis
Richard Menzel Richard Menzel
Kevin Parsons Kevin Parsons
James Phillips James Phillips
Ronald Rolland Ronald Rolland ... Narrator
Jack M. Roper Jack M. Roper
John Semrow John Semrow
James G. Smith James G. Smith
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A documentary issued to police in the 80's on how to survive edged-based attacks, primarily blades -- with often comical and novel examples.

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The first title to be inducted into Red Letter Media's Best of the Worst Hall of Fame, along with actor Cameron Mitchell, in December 2017. See more »

Quotes

James Phillips: In my mind, I'm never gonna die in no ghetto. Absolutely never. A man turns around and punches me in the head, the fight's on. If he cuts me, the fight's on. If I'm shot, the fight is on. I'm not losing no fight to no scumbag out there in no ghetto, period. That's it. No son of a bitch out there is gonna get me. The only way he gets me is cut my head off, and I mean that. I'll fight you til I got a breath left in me. I don't think any of those animals in that street can beat me. I've been going...
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Move over Lethal Weapon, Die Hard and Beverly Hills Cop
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The greatest piece of action film ever created.

Drama! Comedy! Suspense! And of course action action action! If you've ever wanted to see why a meat cleaver in the head can be funny, this is the movie for you.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1988 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Surviving Edged Weapons See more »

Filming Locations:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

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Calibre Press See more »
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1.33 : 1
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