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Borderline (1980)

On the U.S.-Mexican border, border cop Jeb Maynard is hunting for a human smuggler responsible for Jeb's partner's murder.

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Jerrold Freedman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bronson ... Jeb Maynard
Bruno Kirby ... Jimmy Fante
Bert Remsen ... Carl J. Richards
Michael Lerner ... Henry Lydell
Kenneth McMillan ... Malcolm Wallace
Ed Harris ... Hotchkiss
Karmin Murcelo Karmin Murcelo ... Elena Morales
Enrique Castillo ... Arturo
Wilford Brimley ... Scooter Jackson (as A. Wilford Brimley)
Norman Alden ... Willie Lambert
James Victor ... Mirandez
Panchito Gómez Panchito Gómez ... Benito Morales
John Ashton ... Charlie Monroe
Lawrence P. Casey ... Andy Davis (as Lawrence Casey)
Charles Cyphers ... Ski
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Storyline

Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers committed the crime. If this villainous smuggler is going to be caught, Maynard is going to have to do the dirty work himself. Written by alfiehitchie

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Charles Bronson dares you to cross this line! See more »

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Action | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

23 January 1981 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

A 20 millas de la justicia See more »

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Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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This movie's closing credits state that in 1979 over a million immigrants were captured, refused entry to the USA and expelled. However, over two million escaped detection, weren't caught and were able to assimilate into the North American society undetected. See more »

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29 June 1999 | by Wizard-8See all my reviews

I can't understand why Bronson would choose to appear in such a low-key and predictable movie (unless it was for the money). There's almost no action, there's almost no investigating of the mystery, and you can tell what's going to happen next in almost every part of the movie. Even if you are a Bronson fan, you shouldn't bother with this entry in Bronson's filmography.


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