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Death Warrant (1990)

In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

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Douglas Tisdale
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Storyline

The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate some murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Lois, using his outstandings martial arts, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At last, helped by two another prisoners, he succeeds in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. Written by Tognacci Sebastiano <seblog@maya.dei.unipd.it>

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In "Bloodsport" and "Kickboxer" he won it all, now there are no rules, no escape, and NOBODY'S playing games!


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14 September 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dusted  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$16,853,487
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Trivia

Burke's identification # is 72689. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning Burke gets slashed, but already has a slash across his torso area, when slashed the slash disappears as being slashed. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant DeGraf: Kiss your black ass goodbye.
Hawkins: Go fuck yourself, you pudgy bastard.
[Spits]
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Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Bring Me a Dream
Written by Martha Davis and Gary Chang
Performed by Craig Thomas
Produced by Gary Chang and Curt Taylor
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My favourite - not the best movie ever, but definitely MY FAVOURITE!
27 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie has entertained me ever since I first saw it a few years ago - since then I have had it on video, VCD and now DVD (although some scally just stole it). I'll be buying another copy on DVD - this film is that much fun!

The story is a gripping tale of corruption and defence. Van Damme is super cool, and who doesn't just love prison movies? This has in my opinion a perfect balance of action and tension building storyline development

Death Warrant is without a doubt the best Van Damme movie. Death Warrant is without a doubt my favourite movie of all time. Death Warrant is with doubt the best movie of all time!


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