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Cold Steel (1987)

On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine's father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he's taken off the case. He doesn't suspect yet that he's also target in a ... See full summary »

Director:

Dorothy Ann Puzo

Writers:

Lisa M. Hansen (story), Dorothy Ann Puzo (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brad Davis ... Johnny Modine
Sharon Stone ... Kathy Connors
Jonathan Banks ... Isaac 'Iceman'
Jay Acovone ... Cookie
Adam Ant ... Dorian Michael 'Mick' Duran
Eddie Egan ... Lt. Hill
Sy Richardson ... Rashid
Anne Haney ... Anna Modine
Ron Karabatsos ... Fishman
William Lanteau William Lanteau ... Sam Modine
Mindy Seeger ... Wanda
Jesse Aragon Jesse Aragon ... Gang Leader
Pat Asanti ... Sgt. Yancy
Robert Cervi Robert Cervi ... Tatoo
Heidi Kozak Haddad ... Gang Girl (as Heidi Kozak)
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve Johnny Modine's father is murdered by a psycho cut-throat. The cop swears bloody revenge, though he's taken off the case. He doesn't suspect yet that he's also target in a diabolic plan of revenge. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A deadly trap is set in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.

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Action | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1988 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Stiletto See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$137,186, 13 December 1987

Gross USA:

$285,885

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$285,885
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cinetel Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Columbia edited)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Directorial debut for Dorothy Ann Puzo. See more »

Quotes

Gang Leader: Come on man, forget about the fucking candy. Let's get out of here!
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Connections

Referenced in 976-EVIL (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Out of Time
Lyrics by Jill Gaynes
Music by David A. Jackson
Performed by Joe Pizzulo
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Cold reception!
12 June 2002 | by uds3See all my reviews

Thats what it received from critics and audiences alike . Except for the over the top violence quota, COLD STEEL is a revenge cop caper more suited to television than general release, which was at best - limited to say the least.

Jonathan Banks, a Frank Stallone look-alike of sorts, gives us a hammy performance as Iceman, who knocks off Brad Davis's dad who understandably then, carries a grudge against the knife-wielding maniac until the last scene.

Sharon Stone's contribution is negligible except for her figure and regularly thrust-forward breasts! Not a solitary viewer's life could be greatly enriched by watching this under-achiever of a movie.


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