- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 44 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: August 1, 2002
- Originally Released: 1987
- Label: Lions Gate
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case - Sensormatic
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 2.0 - English
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Access
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Production Notes
- Biographies: Cast & Crew
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Variety - 04/29/1987
"...An amusing concoction that is frequently offbeat....[With] taut direction and editing..."
Los Angeles Times - 04/24/1987
"...Sensational....It is an exploitation picture but one with class: it has style...and thankfully, a dry, saving sense of humor..."
A Texas Ranger (Nick Nolte) stands on one side of the border aimed at cleaning up the Mexican drug traffic. On the other side is a ruthless narcotics kingpin (Powers Boothe) who'll stop at nothing to get his way. They were friends since childhood - now bitter adversaries. Directed by Walter Hill (48 HOURS.)
Once best friends, a Texas Ranger and a drug lord operating in Mexico face off for control of the border and the love of a woman.