CODE OF SILENCE (Theater Release USA 1984)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Code of Silence—an average run-of-the-mill film—has higher quality than Jason Statham’s Blitz, but there’s nothing new here. It’s defining characteristic is great acting and a better than average storyline. It’s a ‘go’ for casting with Dennis Farina, Henry Silva, and John Mahoney. Chuck Norris looks good as that one-punch-of-the-fist and never looking back man, a ‘kind of’ Steven Segal role. The movie runs as B-grade entertainment that provides a quick thrill, but nothing that’s long lasting.

Storyline

Police Officer Eddie Cusack fights crime in Chicago.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Andrew Davis for directing effort. Thank you to Producer Raymond Wagner for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Eddie Cusack (Chuck Norris), Luis Comacho (Henry Silva), Commander Kates (Bert Remsen), Tony Luna (Mike Genovese), Felix Scalese (Nathan Davis), Cragie (Ralph Foody), Pirelli (Allen Hamilton), Victor Comacho (Ron Henriquez), Nick Kopalas (Joe Guzaldo), and Diana Luna (Molly Hagan).


Buy a 
ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. For a quick fix film, it works; but at the end of the week, audiences will be remembering movies like Lethal Weapon 4 or Die Another Day, which are better entertainment as compared to this film.

Ben Meyers

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