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Above the Law (1988)

R
99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A former Special Operations Vietnam vet works as a Chicago cop, and uncovers C.I.A. wrongdoing.
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Writers
Andrew Davis (story) (screenplay) | Steven Seagal (story) | Steven Pressfield (screenplay) | Ronald Shusett (screenplay)
Composer
David Michael Frank (as David M. Frank)
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Budget
$ 7,500,000
Opening Wknd
$ 2,037,938
Gross (USA)
$ 18,869,631
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Release date
Apr 22, 1988 (United States)

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Sharon Stone
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Miguel Nino
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Nicholas Kusenko
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Joe Greco
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Chelcie Ross
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6 / 10 | 25,272 votes