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Out for Justice (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  12 April 1991 (USA)
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Brooklyn cop Gino Felino is about to go outside and play catch with his son Tony when he receives a phone call alerting him that his best friend Bobby Lupo has been shot dead in broad ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sal Richards ...
Bobby Arms
Nick Corello ...
Joey Dogs (as Nicky Corello)
Bochi (as Robert Lasardo)
John Toles-Bey ...
Joe Spataro ...
Det. Bobby Lupo
Ron Brumbelow ...
Jack Cipolla ...
Cop (as Charles Daniel)


Brooklyn cop Gino Felino is about to go outside and play catch with his son Tony when he receives a phone call alerting him that his best friend Bobby Lupo has been shot dead in broad daylight on 18th Avenue in front of his wife Laurie Lupo and his two kids by drug kingpin Richie Madano, who has been Gino and Bobby's enemy since childhood. As Gino is hunting Madano down, Gino discovers the motive behind Bobby's murder. This is when Gino's hunt for Madano leads to the showdown of a lifetime. Written by Todd Baldridge <>

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He's a cop. It's a dirty job... but somebody's got to take out the garbage. See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, and for sensuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 April 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Price of Our Blood  »

Box Office


$14,000,000 (estimated)


$39,673,161 (USA)

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Technical Specs


| (heavily cut)

Sound Mix:

(4 channels)



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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John Flynn later claimed the original title was The Price of Our Blood, "meaning Mafia blood. That was the title that Steven and I wanted, but Warner Bros. said no. It had to be a three-word title like the other Steven Seagal films (Above the Law (1988) and Marked for Death (1990))." See more »


After Richie visits his brother's bar, an overhead view shows his henchmen stepping away from their very visible marks on the floor. See more »


Patti Madano: Cops been in and outta here all night, but it's you I've been expecting. Kinda figured you'd save the best for yourself.
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Excellent, fast-paced action/thriller!
20 January 2004 | by (.: Fiendish Writings in the Dark :.) – See all my reviews

This is one of those first few movies which represent Seagal's best. The story moves by quickly, the action never stops, and the quality is excellent.

Seagal's bombastic aikido style is a sure show-stopper. The action is so captivating that it almost renders the story unnecessary. The story consists of Seagal searching out the murderer of a friend. There are other elements to the plot, but that is the gist. It would do no good to attempt to detail the plot however, as the story is lost in a flurry of fists and knees.

If you are a fan of Seagal's bone-crunching, show-stopping, hard-hitting martial arts style, you will simply love this one.

Although this is quite pretentious and philosophically preachy, this has to be one of my absolute favorites of his older movies.

I love it!

It rates a 7.4 from...

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