Back in Action (1994)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Action Thriller, Buddy Film, Martial Arts  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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Wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper is Back in Action in this likeable testosterone-driven adventure. Piper plays a hard-bitten L.A. detective, whose partner is murdered by drug dealers. To bring the villains to heel, the detective teams up with a martial-arts whiz (Billy Blanks), whose sister has fallen in with the drug lords. After the usual "I don't like you and you don't like me" palaver, Piper and Blanks combine their considerable self-defense skills to kick a lot of LaLa-land butt. It ain't Hamlet, but it's a lot of fun.



police-detective, drug-lord, martial-arts, murder, partner, revenge, sister