Scarred City

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Scarred City ★★ 1998 (R)

Cliched and predictable actioner with a decent cast. Triggerhappy cop John Trace (Baldwin) is forced to join an elite crime unit, headed by Laine Devon (Palminteri), which uses any means necessary to get the job done. But Trace soon decides that his fellow cops are basically just fulfilling their own violent impulses. Then Trace saves hooker Candy (Carrere) from a mob hit and his buddies decide they'd be better off without him. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Chazz Palminteri, Stephen Baldwin, Tia Carrere, Gary Dourdan, Michael Rispoli, Steve Flynn; D: Ken Sanzel; W: Ken Sanzel; C: Michael Slovis; M: Anthony Marinelli.