Shakedown

Released: January 23, 2018 • Available in US & Canada
Product SKU: 826663183184
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Synopsis

Whatever you do ... don't call the cops.

A burned-out legal aid attorney (Peter Weller, RoboCop) reluctantly teams up with a renegade police detective (Sam Elliott, Tombstone) to find the truth behind the fatal shooting of an undercover cop by a notorious drug dealer.

Targeted by a syndicate of corrupt cops and drug lords, the duo blast their way through the underbelly of New York in their unrelenting search for the shocking truth behind the crime. Filmed on the streets of Manhattan, Shakedown features some of the most incredible stunt work and chase sequences ever shot, including a death-defying fight scene atop Coney Island's Cyclone roller coaster. Delivering non-stop thrills from start to finish, Shakedown is one the most entertaining high-speed cop films ever made and among the best from action genre vet James Glickenhaus (The Soldier, The Exterminator).

Why We Love It

“It may not be high art, but fans of 80s action movies will be sure to get a kick out of it and this is easily the best presentation the film has ever had. Recommended as a fun watch.” – Michael Scott, AV Nirvana

Shakedown is an undiscovered 80’s action classic waiting to be… well discovered.  Thankfully Shout Select has put together a great package for fans and non-fans alike. The film, the transfer, and the extras are too sweet of a package to pass up. High recommendations!” – A.W. Kautzer, The Movie Isle

“Shout! Factory delivers a solid release with interview and commentary from Glickenhaus.” – Marc Ferman, Popcorn Nights

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Bonus Features

  • NEW Introduction By Writer And Director James Glickenhaus
  • NEW Audio Commentary With James Glickenhaus
  • NEW Shakedown Breakdown – An Interview With James Glickenhaus
  • NEW Miles Over The Limit – James Glickenhaus Discusses Miles Davis
  • Still Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer

Product Information

Discs
1
Run-time
96 min
Aspect Ratio ?
1.85:1
Color
Color
Language
English
Region
A
Rating
R
Production Date
1988
Closed-Captioned ?
No
Subtitles
English

Shakedown

TITLE NAME
Actor Peter Weller
Actor Sam Elliott
Actor Patricia Charbonneau
Actor Antonio Fargas
Actor Blanche Baker
Producer Alan M. Solomon
Producer J. Boyce Harman Jr.
Writer James Glickenhaus
Director James Glickenhaus
Producer Leonard Shapiro
...

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