Man On Fire (1987) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Scott Glenn, Jade Malle, Joe Pesci, Brooke Adams, Danny Aiello

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Based on the novel by A.J. Quinnell, Scott Glenn (Silence Of The Lambs, Absolute Power) stars in the role of Creasy, a former CIA agent. He is hired by a wealthy American family to bodyguard their daughter in Italy. It should have been easy work for him but he starts to like Samantha (Jade Malle). Creasy helps Samantha get better at running and she get him to read "Of Mice and Men." Everything is going well until one night Samantha is kidnapped and Creasy is shot up pretty bad. He eventually heals and hunts down and kills those involved until he finds Samantha.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   criminal kidnappers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding vehicles    -   exploding bombs Is this movie based on a    -   book

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