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Expect No Mercy (1995)

Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Justin Vanier
Jalal Merhi ...
Eric
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Warbeck
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Vicki
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Damian
Michael Blanks ...
Spyder
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Alexander
Sam Moses ...
Goldberg
Jefferson Mappin ...
Wilkinson
Géza Kovács ...
Woods
Richard Fitzpatrick ...
Frank
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Bromfield
Scott Wickware ...
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Lazar Rockwood ...
Technician
Amer Merhi ...
Technician #2
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Federal Service Agent Justin Vanier has been assigned to infiltrate the mysterious Virtual Arts Academy in search of Eric, a fellow agent. In this high-tech facility, the maniacal leader Warbeck is training assassins to become even more efficient killing machines using virtual reality. Penetrating the organization as a new recruit, Justin finds Eric, and together with the idealistic Vicki must bring down Warbeck before he succeeds with his deadly plans. Written by Tommy Henry <tommyhenry@beta.delphi.com>

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Where Virtual Reality Begins... See more »

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Action | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for martial arts violence and shootings | See all certifications »
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December 1995 (Canada)  »

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Eglima ston kyvernohoro  »

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The title song for the film, performed by Ohm and the Temple of Sound, was edited out of the final cut of the film due to a conflict between Varouje, the film's composer, and politics within the film company. Though the song is credited during the film's end credits. A music video was made featuring footage of the band performing the song intercut with footage for the film and premiered on Much Music. See more »

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Justin Vanier: [to Warbeck's henchmen] Your virtual reality stuff is crap. I'll show you the real thing!
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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Expect No Mercy
Performed by Ohm & The Temple of Sound
Produced by Zsolt Kota
Written by Phil Morrison and S. Jones
Recorded at Q.E.D. Media Productions, Toronto
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Quite good, actually
24 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

I seems like Billy Blanks and Jalal Merhi are really fond of each other, since they have been in several movies together. Both "Talons of the Eagle" and "TC 2000" were quite good, and so is this one. It's a rather simple, action-packed flick where the action is totally at the center of attention. Action lovers get their dose of everything that's good, both martial arts and gun/explosion-scenes are abundant. Both are really good, and Blanks again does a rather great job in everything he does (except the acting itself, who I don't care about at all). Simple things are often the best. Today's movie makers should take a look at this for a good example of how an action movie should be.


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