The Specialist Movie Review 1994

Information and Film Reviews for The Specialist the Movie

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Buffed bods do not a movie make--at least not in this mechanical actioner featuring Stone as the revenge-minded May Munro. Seems May's parents were killed by Cuban gangsters, led by father/son thugs Joe (Steiger) and Tomas Leon (Roberts), and she decides ex-CIA bomb specialist Ray Quick (Stallone) is just the man she needs to settle the score. But Quick has his own reasons for accepting--his ex-partner is nutball Ned Trent (Woods), who's now working for the Leons. Things blow up a lot, the two leads show off their toned flesh (but not much acting), and Woods gets to steal the movie with his amusing scenery chewing.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 110 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, Revenge, Hit Men/Women, Boom!
Alexandra Seros
Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods, Eric Roberts, Rod Steiger
Jeffrey L. Kimball
Luis Llosa
John Barry
Jerry Weintraub, Jeff Most, Chuck Binder, Warner Bros.


Golden Raspberries 1994: Worst Actress (Stone).

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