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Deadly Weapon (1989)

PG-13 | | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 15 August 1989 (USA)
A teenage boy who's bullied both at school by the seniors and at his home by his abusive father finds an experimental laser weapon in a river and ponders revenge. The army general who lost the gun sends his units after the kid.

Director:

Michael Miner

Writers:

George Lafia (story), Michael Miner (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rodney Eastman ... Zeke
Kim Walker ... Traci
Gary Frank ... Lieutenant Dalton
Michael Horse ... Indian Joe
Gary Kroeger ... Glover
Barney Martin ... Mayor Bigelow
Sam Melville ... Sheriff Bartlett
Joe Regalbuto ... Fuller
William Sanderson ... Reverend Smith
Ed Nelson ... General Stone
Michael Hennessey Michael Hennessey ... Frampton
Susan Blu Susan Blu ... Shirley
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Lester (as Richard S. Horvitz)
John Stuart Wildman John Stuart Wildman ... Georgie
John Lafayette ... Sgt. Conroy
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Storyline

An expermintal gun powered by an atomic reactor is misplaced when the transport carrying it crashes into a river. The weapon soon falls into the hands of a bullied teen named Zeke, who uses it to get even with his persecutors. An army team led by the overzealous Lt. Dalton is sent to recover the weapon before it's unstable reactor overloads and causes a meltdown. Written by Ronos

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Taglines:

What happens when the most dangerous man alive... is a boy!

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arma Mortal See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Empire Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Was originally envisioned by executive producer Charles Band as a sequel to Laserblast (1978) but after the fall of Empire Pictures the ideas were recycled. See more »

Connections

Remake of Laserblast (1978) See more »

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It's Only Heaven
Performed by Hurricane
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Wanna watch something funny?
29 October 1998 | by pseudo-3See all my reviews

The only reason I rented this flick, was because it starred "Joey" from "A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 - Dream Warriors", as well as "Heather Chandler" from "Heathers". And that is the only reason to watch this crud. You want to see an actor do their worst job, then rent this one.


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