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Out for Justice (1991)

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Average Rating: 3/10
Critic Reviews: 6
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 5

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Steven Seagal plays a good if troubled man living in a corrupt world (sound familiar yet?) in this action drama. Gino Felino (Seagal) is a cop who grew up in a tough Brooklyn neighborhood, and while many of his old friends now live on the other side of the law, he retains a fierce loyalty to the community. When his partner, a friend since childhood, is murdered -- in broad daylight, and in clear view of his wife and children -- Gino is assigned to investigate, and he soon learns that the shooter

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Action & Adventure

David Lee Henry

May 18, 1999

Warner Home Video

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Out for Justice harbors an incredibly simple vengeance plot loaded with enough macho sadism to satiate the action genre's bloodthirsty fans.

April 15, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety
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If you cut the beatings, you wouldn't be left with much.

January 26, 2006 Full Review Source: Time Out
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As a courtesy to his many fans, the ponytailed action hero Steven Seagal not only attacks sleaze but also goes out of his way to examine it.

May 20, 2003 Full Review Source: New York Times
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This is Old Jack City, a place where better actors and directors have taken us frequently in the last year. This particular trip seems unnecessary.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Washington Post
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Out for Justice only real weakness is Seagal himself.

April 15, 2008 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

If you're into this kind of thing, it works. If you're looking for a good crime flick, Scorsese it's not.

July 23, 2007 Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis
Movie Metropolis

One of Seagal's few decent bonecrunchers thanks to good direction by the underrated John Flynn (The Outfit, Rolling Thunder, Best Seller).

March 5, 2006
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Ewww! Stinky...

August 29, 2005
Flipside Movie Emporium

Seagal's usual shoot-'em-up

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

Entertaining.

October 8, 2001 Full Review
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It's so stupid that it's boring.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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Seagal may be a success, but I'm just grateful he only makes one movie a year.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Seagal is a fascinating hero: he's not slick, he's not real handsome, he's a real strange dresser, and he doesn't seem all that nice a guy. Nevertheless, he's interesting and he's unpredictable. He gives me the creeps.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Out for Justice

Seagal's accent will give you nightmares, but the violence was a thing of beauty. The bar scene deserves a monument.
May 22, 2010
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Tsubaki Sanjuro

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I remember Forsythe being very entertaining but Seagal needs to go away.
November 27, 2006
mjgildea

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Steven Seagal hunts his criminal enemy like hell.
November 15, 2006
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Dean McKenna

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    1. Gino Felino: Anybody seen Richie?
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