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No Man's Land (1987)

A rookie cop goes undercover and infiltrates a car thief ring.

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Malcolm
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Lieutenant Curtis Loos
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Captain Haun
Al Shannon ...
Danny
Bernie Pock ...
Ridley
Kenny Endoso ...
Leon
James F. Kelly ...
Brandon
Lori Butler ...
Suzanne
Clare Wren ...
Deborah
Philip Benichou ...
Michel
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Storyline

Benjy Taylor is a rookie cop who goes undercover to nab a gang of car thieves led by Ted Varrick. Taylor becomes too involved and starts to enjoy the thrill and lifestyle of the car thieves, and falls in love with Varrick's sister Ann. Written by Matt <[email protected]>

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Fast, furious...and deadly. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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23 October 1987 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,088,273, 25 October 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,877,571
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Charlie Sheen plays the ringleader of a Los Angeles auto-theft cartel. In The Rookie (1990), he plays an L.A. cop on the trail of a chop-shop ring. See more »

Goofs

When Ted meets 'Bill' at the shopping mall at the end of the movie, he calls him 'Benji', his real name. In an earlier scene, Ted had learned from Ann that Bill is a cop, but he left the house before she told him anything else. Thus, Ted wouldn't be able to know that Bill's real name is Benji. See more »

Quotes

Benjy Taylor: [points out a Ferrari to steal] How about this one?
Ted Varrick: [disdainfully] Italian trash... besides, I only steal Porsches.
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Referenced in 'Law & Order': The Beginning (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

FREE YOURSELF
Performed by The Untouchables
Written by Clyde Grimes (as Clyde Grimes, Jr.)
Courtesy of MCA Records/Stiff Records
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Great Movie
10 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is one of Ron Howard's first movies as a director, if not the first. There is little wonder why he has become so popular.

I have watched No Man's Land in excess of 20 times. It is still one of my favorites. It has a solid cast, an excellent script, and great car chase scenes (with Porsches) that make this movie a winner.

Do yourself a favor and watch it. The cars and music are dated but, like watching Bullitt with Steve McQueen, the movie is well put together so you just get absorbed in along with the characters.

Charlie Sheen is charismatic and exiting. Brad Pitt apparently is in the movie as a waiter, but I have yet to notice him. Maybe I'll throw it in again and see if i can spot him.


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