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Dark Avenger (1990)

An acid-scarred judge turns masked avenger, backed by an electronics expert and her crime lab.

Director:

Guy Magar

Writer:

Frank Lupo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leigh Lawson ... Judge Paul Cain / The Dark Avenger
Maggie Han ... Rae Wong
Robert Vaughn ... Commissioner Peter Kinghorn
Gregg Henry ... Dr. Colin Tremaine
Jennifer Savidge Jennifer Savidge ... Dr. Tanya Russell
Victor Bevine ... Walter Donovan
Ken Jenkins ... District Attorney Underwood
Tony Amendola ... Tom Ringerman
Debra Engle ... Karen Cain
Annabella Price Annabella Price ... Madolyn Dougherty
Hector Elizondo ... Captain David Strauss
Stephen Markle Stephen Markle ... Fred Newton
Howard George Howard George ... Marvin Stein
Thora Birch ... Susie Donovan (as Thora)
Jenny Drugan ... Amanda Cain
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An excellent pilot show for its time. ;)
7 April 2004 | by bluesnaggletooth316See all my reviews

I remember this movie quite well, as it was shown in the "The Flash"'s timeslot on CBS's Thurday night lineup. I like the story's concept similarity to Sam Raimi's "DarkMan", which was really fresh at the time, and the style worked very well in the early 90's, the dark "Anti-hero". It would've been great to have Raimi helm this as a series, or even the team that brought us the "Flash"'s series, too.

I really liked the show's return to the hat and trenchcoat look for a 90's hero (what I'd call "neo-pulp") and would've liked to at least seen a 13 episode run of this show, if not just for Judge Cain's costume and the beautiful Maggie Han! :)


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 1990 (USA) See more »

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