Relentless (1989) - Rotten Tomatoes


Relentless (1989)




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A man who fails to make the grade as a Los Angeles cop goes on a killing spree as the dangerous "Sunset Killer," to show the dupes who wouldn't hire him. He uses all his cop smarts to try to elude all who dare try capture him.

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Judd Nelson
as Arthur 'Buck' Taylor
Robert Loggia
as Bill Malloy
Leo Rossi
as Sam Dietz
Meg Foster
as Carol Dietz
Patrick O'Bryan
as Todd Arthur
Mindy Seger
as Francine
Ron Taylor
as Capt. Blakely
Beau Starr
as Ike Taylor
Harriet Hall
as Angela Taylor
Ken Lerner
as Arthur
Mindy Seeger
as Francine
Matt Bolduc
as Young Buck (age 7)
Lou Bonacki
as Desk Sergeant
Nay K. Dorsey
as Elevator Man
Joe Flood
as Art Wicker
George Gallo
as Medical Examiner
John F. Goff
as Dr. Park
Jon Greene
as Detective Captain
Paul Hertzberg
as Police Photographer
John Homa
as Spencer
Jason Lustig
as Computer Operator
Vic Manni
as Detective
Laura Tracy
as Young Mother
Ingrid van Dorn
as Lab Technician
Dan Vogel
as Furillo
Michael Weiner
as Young Buck (age 12)
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Critic Reviews for Relentless

All Critics (6)

Rather than provoking a twisted examination of the pathology of the police/criminal mind. Relentless unfortunately settles into a rather bland police buddy story.

May 19, 2020 | Full Review…

Violent but undemanding suspense yarn.

September 3, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

Nelson gives one of the most gripping performances of his career

August 17, 2008 | Rating: 3/5

...director William Lustig tries his best to infuse the movie with a decent amount of style.

November 10, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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