Death Warrant

Death Warrant

89 mins | Crime, Action, Thriller | Sept. 14, 1990

The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.

Death Warrant

89 mins | Crime, Action, Thriller | Sept. 14, 1990

Death Warrant
The Canadian policeman Louis Burke is assigned in a jail to investigate the murders of prisoners and jailors. When in jail, Louis, using his outstandings martial arts skills, is able to save his life and make himself respected in that violent world. At least, helped by two another prisoners, he succeded in finding the truth about the dreadful crimes. In a violent and corrupt prison, decorated cop Louis Burke must infiltrate the jail to find answers to a number of inside murders. What he finds is a struggle of life and death tied in to his own past.
IMDb rating 5.6
Producers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Pathé Pictures International, Cannon Group
Original title Death Warrant
Directors Mathew Dunne, Connie Barzaghi, David Kelley, Chase Newhart, Deran Sarafian
Writers David S. Goyer

Cast

Jean-Claude Van Damme

as Louis Burke

Robert Guillaume

as Hawkins

Cynthia Gibb

as Amanda Beckett

Patrick Kilpatrick

as Christian 'The Sandman' Naylor

Art LaFleur

as Sergeant DeGraf

George Dickerson

as Tom Vogler

Joshua John Miller

as Douglas Tisdale

Hank Stone

as Romaker

Conrad Dunn

as Konefke

Jack Bannon

as Ben Keane

Armin Shimerman

as Dr. Gottesman

John Lantz

as Sam Waldon

Hans Howes

as Guard Keller

Harry Waters, Jr.

as Jersey

Al Leong

as Bruce

Larry Hankin

as Mayerson

Kamel Krifa

as Keel

Dorothy Dells

as Helen Vogler

Paulo Tocha

as Perez

Carlease Burke

as Sergeant Waters

David Erskine

as Inmate - Body Part Transporter