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Cop Game (1988)

In the final days of the Vietnam War, someone is killing the officers of the elite Cobra Force. Two undercover M.P.'s are assigned to the case. The trail leads from the streets of Saigon to the war zone.

Director:

Bruno Mattei (as Bob Hunter)

Writers:

Rossella Drudi (screenplay), Rossella Drudi (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Brent Huff ... Morgan
Max Laurel Max Laurel ... Hawk
Romano Puppo ... Skipper
Candice Daly Candice Daly ... Annie
Werner Pochath ... Kasler
Robert Marius ... Shooman
Luciano Pigozzi ... Chief of Investigations (scenes deleted) (as Alan Collins)
Claudio Fragasso ... Corporal (as Clyde Anderson)
Don Wilson ... Ludge
Massimo Vanni ... Head of the Killers (as Alex McBride)
Ottaviano Dell'Acqua ... Soldier (as Richard Raymond)
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Storyline

In the final days of the Vietnam War, someone is killing the officers of the elite Cobra Force. Two undercover M.P.'s are assigned to the case. The trail leads from the streets of Saigon to the war zone.

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Action | Crime | Drama | War

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 December 1991 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Cop Game - Um Jogo de Vingança e Morte See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Flora Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

The car chase sequence near the middle uses extensive footage from The Ark of the Sun God. The difference between the old and new footage is clear with the number of passengers in the cars changing repeatedly. See more »

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Edited from Double Target (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Cop Game
Composed by Al Festa
Vocals by Maurizio Cerantola (uncredited)
Performed by Al Festa
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A let down from Bruno
5 January 2008 | by udar55See all my reviews

Bruno Mattei jumped on both the Vietnam and 80's cop genre (namely the Vietnam cop drama OFF LIMITS) with this utterly confusing actioner. Military police Morgan (Sam Huff) and Hawk (Max Laurel) are assigned by Captain Kirk (yes, Captain Kirk!) to find out why members of a unit called Cobra Squad are killing high ranking members of the military as the Vietnam war draws to a close. This is really a chore to get through. The film does offer a few bits of action and violence (explosions culled from Mattei's earlier STRIKE COMMANDO and a car chase done with miniatures from Antonio Margheriti's ARK OF THE SUN GOD), but it is so damn confusing to keep track of why characters are going here or there. The end twist - something involving Russians - comes out of nowhere. The film's opening scene with the Cobra Squad attacking in slo-mo while wearing gas masks is pretty effective though. Huff teamed up with Mattei the next year for RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK riff STRIKE COMMANDO 2, which is much better than this.


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