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Scar City (1998)

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A young cop gets thrown in with a special police squad who are acting as assassins against hoods and who don't care who gets in the way.

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Ken Sanzel

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Ken Sanzel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Stephen Baldwin ... John Trace
Tia Carrere ... Candy
Renée Estevez ... Cop #2
Jeffrey Buehl Jeffrey Buehl ... Dealer
Michael Rispoli ... Sam Bandusky
Chad Courtney Chad Courtney ... Druggie #1
Manny Siverio Manny Siverio ... Druggie #2
Andy Davoli ... Paramedic #1 (as Andrew Davoli)
Collette Wilson Collette Wilson ... Paramedic #2
Chazz Palminteri ... Lt. Laine Devon
Gary Dourdan ... Sgt. Dan Creedy
Bray Poor Bray Poor ... Zero
Steven Flynn ... Bobby
Zack Tiegen ... Detective (as Zachary Tiegan)
Jerry Walsh ... Heckler in Bar
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After a young cop gets involved in his third shooting, he is recruited into a special police unit. He quickly learns that the unit is an assassination corps for hoodlums and they don't care who gets in the way. Saving the life of a child gets him a beating by the unit, which they call an initiation. When they raid a mobster's home and start killing hoods and call girls who just happens to be there, he draws a line when he finds one hiding in a closet. He then goes on the run with her with gangsters and the cops both in pursuit. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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He who controls the cops controls the city

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Action | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Scarred City See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Classic Cop Flick
16 August 2011 | by sydneyswesternsuburbsSee all my reviews

Director Ken Sanzel who also created the classic flick, Lone Hero 2002 has created another gem in Scar City.

Starring Stephen Baldwin who has also been in other classic flicks, Born on the Fourth of July 1989, Last Exit to Brooklyn 1989 and The Beast of War 1988.

Also starring Tia Carrere who has also been in other classic flicks, True Lies 1994, Showdown in Little Tokyo 1991 and Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man 1991.

Also starring Renee Estevez who has also been in other classic flicks, Single White Female 1992, Intruder 1989, Heathers 1988 and another classic cop flick, Lethal Weapon 1987.

Also starring Chazz Palminteri who has also been in another classic flick, Running Scared 2006.

I enjoyed the violence.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic cop flicks, Across 110th Street 1972, Assault on Precinct 13 1976, Back in Action 1993, Bad Boys II 2003, Bad Lieutenant 1992, Bloodfist V: Human Target 1994, Cobra 1986, Renegade Force 1998, Breach of Trust 1995, God Told Me To 1976, Die Hard 4.0 2007, Dirty Harry 1971, Extreme Justice 1993, Face/Off 1997, Fair Game 1995, Game of Death 2010, The Gauntlet 1977, Internal Affairs 1990, L.A. Confidential 1997, Last Man Standing 1995, The Last Marshal 1999, Magnum Force 1973, I Love a Man in Uniform 1993, Maniac Cop 2 1990, Martial Law II: Undercover 1992, Maximum Risk 1996, Out for Justice 1991, Phoenix 1998, Rapid Fire 1992, Ricochet 1991, Shallow Ground 2004, Sinners and Saints 2010, State of Grace 1990, Sudden Impact 1983, Surveillance 2008, The Sweeper 1996, Training Day 2001, Until Death 2007, Street Kings 2: Motor City 2011, The Last Stand 2013, The Raid 2 2014, S.W.A.T.: Firefight 2011, Assault on Precinct 13 2005, Gridlocked 2015, The Hollow Point 2016, Patriots Day 2016, , Blue Steel 1989, S.W.A.T.: Under Siege 2017, Unlawful Entry 1992, The French Connection 1971, A Better Way Die to Die 2000, BuyBust 2018, 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown 2015, Last Shift 2014, Lone Wolf McQuade 1983, The Killer Inside Me 2010 and The Untouchables 1987.


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