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Striking Distance

Striking Distance

Rowdy Herrington (1993)

97min
18 Certificate
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Review

Our Score
The river police are not usually known for their on-screen heroics, but this ripsnorting Bruce Willis vehicle certainly puts them on the map. Willis plays his usual hard-nosed loner, who here finds himself relegated to the unfashionable water cops (and partnered with Sarah Jessica Parker) when he breaks ranks and testifies against a fellow officer. However, a serial killer with an unhealthy interest in Willis's life offers the chance of redemption. The aptly named Rowdy Herrington ensures the action roars along, and the set pieces are suitably big and brash, while the exemplary supporting cast - John Mahoney, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore and Robert Pastorelli - can't be faulted.

Summary

A cop refuses to accept the suspect convicted for murdering his father is the real perpetrator of the crime. Meanwhile, his career derails and he is demoted to river patrol. However, his instincts prove accurate as the real criminal resurfaces, hurling him into a race against time to save other innocent lives. Thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina and Tom Sizemore.

Cast & Crew

Tom Hardy Bruce Willis
Jo Christman Sarah Jessica Parker
Nick Detillo Dennis Farina
Danny Detillo Tom Sizemore
Detective Eddie Eiler Brion James
Jimmy Detillo Robert Pastorelli
Tony Sacco Timothy Busfield
Vince Hardy John Mahoney
Frank Morris André Braugher
Fred Hardy Tom Atkins
Director Rowdy Herrington
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Guidance: Violence, swearing, sex scene. Available on: Available on video, DVD and BluRay

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