Shakedown (1988)

R   |    |  Action, Crime, Drama


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A legal attorney and renegade cop team up to stop a corrupt cop.


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29 April 2020 | simonesecci
6
| 80s action flick, buddy comedy and a courtroom drama package
It's an enjoyable action flick overall. However it's also a buddy comedy and a courtroom drama quickly whisked together and served in one massive high protein shake. And that's its biggest downfall. Don't get me wrong I deeply enjoy the mindless entertainment of 80s "tough policemen" movies but the usual straightforwardness of a Schwarzenegger or a Stallone is lost here. An amazing cast (Sam Elliott, Peter Weller and Patricia Charbonneau) which would have done really well in any high budget Hollywood production, gets involved in all kinds of extravagant and adrenalin inducing events while distilling great acting throughout and keeping up with the highly energetic pace set by director James Glickenhaus. Not cohesive but if you're a fan of Lethal Weapon, 48 hrs or Tango and Cash it will serve you well.

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,017,800 8 May 1988

Gross USA:

$10,068,039

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,068,039

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