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(1987)
Movie Extreme Prejudice
Title Extreme Prejudice
Year 1987
Director Walter Hill
Genre Drama, Crime, Thriller, Western, Action
Plot – Tough Texas Ranger Jack Benteen is determined to stop drug trafficking in his state, which is on the Mexican border. The drug smuggler is Cash Bailey, whose former girlfriend Sarita Cisneros now lives with Benteen, once his childhood friend. Meanwhile, a commando of six tough former soldiers, who have officially died in different campaigns - Vietnam, Beirut and Laos - arrive in town. The men are instead very much alive and led by a violent former CIA agent, Major Paul Hackett, in a mission that also seeks to undermine and destroy Bailey's trade. The two missions proceed in parallel, but often intersect: the Ranger is fighting his personal war against the drug lord and his henchmen, who kill the local sheriff in an ambush; the soldiers begin by robbing a bank, stealing a lot of Bailey's money as well as compromising documents about his activities from the vault. While Sarita is back in her native Mexico in the arms of her first lover, Benteen and Hackett decide to attempt an assault on the drug lord's lair. During the shooting it turns out that Major Hackett is actually a con man. He has used former soldier in a so-called official operation to recover money and documents, while instead he was in cahoots with Bailey's right hand man, who he killed. Hackett is unmasked and killed at the last moment by his own men and Benteen and Bailey have a decisive duel, which is won by the ranger.
All actors – Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Maria Conchita Alonso, Rip Torn, Clancy Brown, William Forsythe, Matt Mulhern, Larry B. Scott, Dan Tullis Jr., John Dennis Johnston, Luis Contreras
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