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Cobra is a american film of genre Thriller directed by Tony Scott released in USA on 23 may 1986 with Sylvester Stallone

Cobra (1986)

Cobra
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Released in USA 23 may 1986
Length 1h26
Directed by ,    
OriginUSA
Genres Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Horror,    Crime
Rating58% 2.901942.901942.901942.901942.90194

Cobra is a 1986 American action film directed by George P. Cosmatos, and written by Sylvester Stallone, who also starred in the title role. The film co-stars Reni Santoni, Brigitte Nielsen and Andrew Robinson. The film received negative reviews, with much criticism focused on the overuse of genre tropes, yet it debuted at the number one spot on the U.S. box office and became a financial success.

The film was loosely based on the novel Fair Game by Paula Gosling, which was later filmed under that title in 1995. However, Stallone's screenplay was originally conceived from ideas he had during pre-production of Beverly Hills Cop, whose screenplay he heavily revised. He had wanted to make Beverly Hills Cop a less comedic and more action-oriented film, which the studio rejected as being far too expensive. When he left that project, Eddie Murphy was brought in to play the lead role.

Synopsis

An armed gunman causes a hostage situation at a Los Angeles grocery store. When negotiations between him and the law fail, Marion Cobretti (codenamed "Cobra"), a member of an elite division of the Los Angeles Police Department known as the "Zombie Squad", is summoned to the scene. Cobretti infiltrates the store, locates, and negotiates with him. During the negotiation, the criminal speaks of the unknown "New Order", a group of social darwinist radicals that despise modern society and believe in killing the weak, leaving only the strongest and smartest to rule the world. Cobretti then kills the gunman by throwing a knife at his abdomen and firing shots at him.

Actors

Sylvester Stallone

(Lieutenant Marion 'Cobra' Cobretti)
Brigitte Nielsen

(Ingrid)
Reni Santoni

(Sergeant Gonzales)
Andrew Robinson

(Detective Monte)
Brian Thompson

(Night Slasher)
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