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Deke DaSilva (Sylvester Stallone) and Matthew Fox (Billy Dee Williams) are New York police officers specially assigned to a special multi-national team dedicated to tracking down terrorist Wulfgar (Rutger Hauer). Wulfgar planted a bomb in a London department store, killing several children and he is now an outcast, hunted by both the police and his fellow gang members. He has extensive plastic surgery and resumes his activities aided by Shakka (Persis Khambutta), a completely psychotic fellow outcast. Soon DaSilva and Wulfgar are engaged in a violent battle of wits as Wulfgar resumes his terrorist activities and threatens New York . This very effective thriller features a chilling performance by Rutger Hauer as the handsome, ruthless cold-blooded killer who charms women into helping him and then kills them. Sylvester Stallone gives an unusually understated emotionally vulnerable performance as a man trying to save lives while he saves his own marriage. The film makes excellent use of New York locales, particularly during a terrifying hijacking of a cable car where Wulfgar coolly decides which of the hostages will live or die. ~ Linda Rasmussen, Rovi


Sylvester Stallone
as Deke DaSilva
Billy Dee Williams
as Matthew Fox
Rutger Hauer
as Wulfgar
Nigel Davenport
as Peter Hartman
Persis Khambatta
as Shakka
Lindsay Wagner
as Irene
Joe Spinell
as Lt. Munafo
Luke Walter
as A.T.A.C. Man
Paul Farentino
as A.T.A.C. Man
Jamie Gillis
as Designer
Clebert Ford
as Nigerian Ambassador
Thomas Rosales, Jr.
as Ripper
Caesar Cordova
as Puerto Rican Proprietor
Jose Santana
as Ripper
Jacques Roux
as French Ambassador
Yvette Hawkins
as Mrs. Ntembwe
Steve Daskawisz
as A.T.A.C. Man
Jim Beaver
as Subway Passenger
Edward Fox
Al Levitsky
as A.T.A.C. Man
Walter Mathews
as Commissioner
Al Cerullo
as Helicopter Pilot
Dar Robinson
as A.T.A.C. Man
Cliff Cudney
as A.T.A.C. Man
Joe Dabenigno
as A.T.A.C. Man
Jean-Pierre Stewart
as Rene Marigny
Charles Duval
as Dr. Ghiselin
Obaka Adedunyo
as Mr. Ntembwe
Tony Munafo
as Big Mike
Luke Reilly
as Conductor
Robert Pugh
as Kenna
E. Brian Dean
as Sergeant
Frederick Treves
as Chief Police Inspector
Karl Wickman
as Helicopter Pilot
Tom Degidon
as Immigration Officer
Catherine Stewart
as Salesgirl
Tawn Christian
as Disco Hostess


Bruce Malmuth
Michael Wise
Herb Nanas
Martin Poll
Paul Sylbert
David Shaber
Keith Emerson
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Larkin
Production Designer
William Badalato
Production Designer
Mike Wise
Executive Producer
Franklin R. Levy
Executive Producer
John Falabella
Costume Designer
Les Lazarowitz
Sound/Sound Designer
Nick Allder
Special Effects
Dar Robinson