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Marked for Death

Marked for Death
Starring:
Steven Seagal, Joanna Pacula and Basil Wallace


Rated: R for sex and violence
Reviewed by: Frank and Chris  
Release date: October 5, 1990 Released by:

If Saturday Night Live were to concoct a spoof of macho revenge movies, they could use this script. Steven Seagal's movie family is as much an endangered species as Harry Callahan's partners. In each film the so-called writers must swell up a sufficient anger in the invincible Seagal to send him out to destroy the enemies of society. Each time they play with his family and each time he leaves a trail of broken arms, broken glass, broken furniture, and, in this case, a broken exclusive department store. The film has a great deal of action, but so what--it's just action for action's sake and doesn't play on an emotional level for the audience. Even if you like action films, you will be marked for boredom with this film.

  Frank Chris Jim Nina Sam Howard Jennifer Kathleen  Avg. 
Marked for Death  D-   D                     D 

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