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FilmAbove the Law (1988)

Category: Adventure
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11:50pm-12:50am (1 hour)
Certificate : 18 Subtitles Audio Described

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Nightly Looking Glass
Methinks 'dm' is a bit retarded.
Sir Lew   7:09pm Tue 13 Oct Report Abuse

IQ Filter
All those with IQs under 70: watch it. All the rest of you: go to sleep.
Sir Lew   7:08pm Tue 13 Oct Report Abuse

The Law
Apparently Steven Seagal was once above Jude Law.
Holly Gossip   11:26pm Thu 20 Nov Report Abuse

Sex on legs
Steven Seagal is one sexy piece of A-S-S. XXX
karen   10:01pm Thu 20 Nov Report Abuse

Timeless
There is a reason Steven Seagal was the defining actor of his generation and this is it. This epic is as good now as it was when it came out. This big budget action thriller will have you on the edge of your seat, if not on the floor, dripping with anticipation of what 'nico' will do next. It also stars sharon stone who is sweltering hot from the moment she graces the screen to the moment 'nico' gives her a peeko. what a movie.
daily mirror   10:53pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

A cult classic that has changed cinema forever.
What Steven Seagal's debut has done for the entire high-octane action film genre is like what the Geneva Convention has done for human rights. Steven Seagal has single-handedly brought undiscriminating ass-kicking to the masses. If you gave this film a bad review, sleep with one eye open, because Steven Seagal is already on his way to your house...
EmpireFilm   10:45pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

better than "half past dead?"
Although half past dead has more explosions, I would argue that Seagals masterpiece is undoubtedly "above the law". Muchos action, and a soundtrack that carries you through the dizzying highs and terrible lows does not disappoint. xxx
sexybabelooking4goodtime   10:33pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

just brilliant
if you appreciate a complex plot and enjoyed half past dead as i did, you will love this. It is not the greatest film, but it is definitely up there with shawshank redemption and gladiator, hence my score of 9.8. A groundbreaking step in modern film.
THEfilmcritic   10:30pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

Amazing!
I have this film on my ipod so I can watch the bit where he caves his sisters drug dealing boyfriends face in with his Italian stallion pimping shoes on over and over. I agree with Bruce Lee...see review below...why no academy awards?
eggy on my facey   10:27pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

Why did it not win any Oscars?
Best script, best dialogue, best screenplay, best acting, best special effects of all time. My one criticism is that I felt Steven Seagal didn't kill enough people for my liking.
Bruce Lee   10:23pm Wed 21 Nov Report Abuse

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A tough, unorthodox cop with martial arts skills uncovers a complex multi-level conspiracy involving the CIA, a drugs cartel and a deep seam of government corruption - and vows to bring the culprits to justice. Thriller, starring Steven Seagal, Pam Grier, Henry Silva and Sharon Stone

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