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Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Hurricane Smith (1992)
















Starring:
  • Carl Weathers
  • J├╝rgen Prochnow
  • Cassandra Delaney
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The movie Hurricane Smith on its' own, well, isn't very good. You've seen the story before: A man seeks a lost one in a far off land and violence somehow ensues. It's a fish out of water story as a Texas roughneck battles Aussie rednecks. But the roughneck is Carl Weathers! (Apollo Creed to all you Rocky fans) Weathers exudes a determined and righteous presence that is very rare. And his intensity makes the movie great. The script could have played up the hostilities of this novel setting a bit more, but that may have been asking to much of such a movie. But Carl Weathers makes it worth watching. Why he has never risen above Apollo Creed is beyond me.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

JACKIE'S BACK! 1999
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0202409/?ref_=fn_al_tt_3

LInk

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DetYtJE3vA


Anonymous said...

great post , thank you