Death Warrant(Movie, 1990)

| 1h 33min | Genre: Action
Death WarrantRating: 3.1/5 (with 162 votes)
Death Warrant is a 1990 American prison action thriller film directed by Deran Sarafian and produced by Mark di Salle. The film was written by David S. Goyer while a student at USC, and was Goyer's first screenplay to be sold and produced commercially. In the film, the police detective Louis Burke is going into a prison facility at California as an undercover cop in order to find out who stands behind a mysterious series of murders, and finds himself locked up with his nemesis: Christian Naylor, a psychotic serial killer who calls himself "The Sandman" who sets out to exact revenge upon him after getting into prison. Death Warrant was released on September 14, 1990. Upon its release, the film grossed $46 million against production budget of only $6 million. The film received general mixed critical reaction from critics who found the direction, its storyline, villain, and the plot poor, but highly praised the acting as well as the action scenes and the thrilling atmosphere. ()
Movie poster of Death Warrant

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 29min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

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About Death Warrant

The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

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Trailer for Death Warrant + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

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Additional Information

Production countries: Canada, United States of America (USA)
Plays in: California
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 23 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/14/1990
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Mandat d'exécution"
Keywords: prison, prisoner, murder
Budget: 4,000,000 USD
Revenue: 16,853,487 USD (= 421%)

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