Cult Cinema Cavalcade
Action Jackson
Jul 22, 2019 · 1 hr 9 min
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Our expose on director Craig R. Baxley begins!

Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who’s systematically eliminating his competition.

Movie Info: Action Jackson

Synopsis: Due to the use of excessive force in arresting a sexual predator, Detective Lt. Jericho “Action” Jackson (Carl Weathers) is demoted to police sergeant. What’s worse, the father of the man he roughed up, Detroit industrialist Peter Dellaplane (Craig T. Nelson), declares war on Jackson, framing him for the murder of his own wife, Patrice (Sharon Stone). But Jericho manages to elude arrest and, with the help of a drug-addicted singer named Sydney (Vanity), goes after Dellaplane.

Release date: February 12, 1988

Director: Craig R. Baxley

Box office: 20.23 million

Music by: Herbie Hancock and Michael Kamen

Screenplay: Robert Reneau

Produced By: Joel Silver and Steve Perry

Movie Poster: Action Jackson

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