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Above the Law (1988)  link to Above the Law on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 21

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IMDb Rating:
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5.9/10 (22123 votes)

Country: USA, 99 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Director(s): Andrew Davis

Cast: Steven Seagal (as Nico Toscani), Pam Grier (as Delores 'Jacks' Jackson), Henry Silva (as Kurt Zagon), Ron Dean (as Detective Lukich), Daniel Faraldo (as Tony Salvano)

Medium: Digital Copy, AAC 2.0 - English

Storyline: In Japan, the Sicilian martial arts expert Nicolo "Nico" Toscani is recruited by the CIA Special Agent Nelson Fox to join the Special Operations Forces in the border of the Vietnam and Cambodia. In 1973, Nico witnesses the torturer Kurt Zagon interrogating prisoners of war and he is disgusted and quits the CIA, returning to Chicago. Fifteen years later, Nico is married with a baby with his wife Sarah and they live in the same house of his mother. Nico is a tough and incorruptible narcotics detective of the Chicago Police Department very close to his partner and friend Delores 'Jacks' Jackson and his friend Detective Lukich. When Nico and Jacks investigate a drug traffic operation, they arrest the gang of the drug dealer Tony Salvano but they find that they are smuggling the plastic explosive C4 instead. However there is an interference of the FBI and Salvano and his partner are released by FBI Agent Neeley (Nicholas Kusenko) and the detectives are forbidden of proceed with the ...

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Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 16:9 Widescreen