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Above the Law quotes

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Nico learned martial arts in Japan, and was in Vietnam for the CIA, and now is a cop in the vice squad of Chicago. A junkie tells him about a big drug deal; However it turns out that the deal was about C4 explosives and that one of the parties was the CIA. Nico gets ordered to keep out of it, but can't imagine why the CIA would sell C4, so he investigates further. While risking his and his young family's life, he discovers that the CIA tries to cover it's connections to drug dealers in Middle America and wouldn't even stop from murder.

Director: Andrew Davis
Writer: Andrew Davis (story), Steven Seagal (story), Steven Pressfield (screenplay), Ronald Shusett (screenplay), Andrew Davis (screenplay)
Production: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
Year: 1988
MetaScore: 45/100
ImdbRating: 6.0
BoxOffice: $18,869,631
Released: 22 Apr 1988
Awards: 1 nomination.

16 Clips & Quotes


Nico Toscani - Steven Seagal
Delores 'Jacks' Jackson - Pam Grier
Kurt Zagon - Henry Silva
Detective Lukich - Ron Dean
Tony Salvano - Daniel Faraldo
Sara Toscani - Sharon Stone
Chi Chi Ramon - Miguel Nino
FBI Agent Neeley - Nicholas Kusenko
Father Joseph Gennaro - Joe Greco
Nelson Fox - Chelcie Ross
FBI Agent Halloran - Gregory Alan Williams
Uncle Branca - Jack Wallace
Rosa Toscani - Metta Davis
Lieutenant Strozah - Joseph F. Kosala
CIA Bartender - Ronnie Barron
Senator Ernest Harrison - Joe D. Lauck
Father Tomasino - Henry Godinez
Zagon's Aide - Danny Goldring
Deputy Supt. Crowder - Thalmus Rasulala
Detective Henderson - Gene Barge
Officer O'Hara - Mike James
Sister Mary, Sanctuary Nun - India Cooper
Alex, the Pimp - Christopher Peditto
Carlos Abandano, Cocaine Lawyer - Rafael González
Watanabe - Cheryl Hamada
Federal Clerk - Ralph Foody
Giuseppe - Vince Viverito
Luigi - Alex Ross
Grandma Zingaro - Toni Fleming
Man in Bar - Gene Hartline
Man in Bar - Tom Milanovich
Man in Bar - Dan Janecek
Man in Bar - Michael Rooker
CIA Interrogator - Lee de Broux
CIA Interrogator - Patrick Gorman
CIA Interrogator - Gary Goldman
Interpreter - Le Tuan
Asian Prisoner - Dennis Phun
Asian Prisoner - April Tran
Cambodian Irregular - Chantara Nop
Grocery Store Owner - Al Rasho
Branca's Bodyguard - Mike Coglianese
Hostess - Sandy Holt
NEC Show Rep - Mike Nakayama
Street Dude - Zaid Farid
Machete Man - Juan Ramírez
Man with Gun - Mario Nieves
Machete Man's Buddy - Terry Stewart
Wiseguy Hitman - Anthony Cannata
Refugee Woman - Lisa Tejero
Refugee Man - Chris Karczmar
TV Reporter - John Drummond
Judge Roberta Alspaugh - Clare Peck
Aikido Fighter - Tom Muzila
Aikido Fighter - Craig Dunn
Aikido Fighter - Marc Katz
Aikido Fighter - Haruo Matsuoka
Chef with Knife - David Banoso
Man in Window - Mark Boone Junior
Bar Drunk - Fred Degerberg
Dock Worker - Tracy Frenkel
Self - in Speech - Richard Nixon
Self - Napalmed Young Vietnamese Girl - Thi Kim Phuc Phan
Thug in bar - John C. Reilly