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Cobra (1986)

Action & Adventure movie directed by George P. Cosmatos

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  • Jun 4, 2013
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Stallone's own Dirty Harry movie shares some actors and a similar premise with weak handed cops dealing with violent manipulative criminals and our cowboy hero, but the important questions that Dirty Harry asked are left behind and replaced with a heavier tone and not even as much fun as it should have been.
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June 04, 2013
this had some dialogue that was unintentionally funny....
June 04, 2013
I remember when Stallone was on SNL back in 97 and Norm McDonald in a sketch kept ripping on a bunch of his movies, and in response to "Cobra" Stallone claimed that there were "editing problems" Okay sure. That montage/edit of Mrs. Stallone and the robots though could count.
June 04, 2013
My favorite line from this movie: "That's okay. I don't shop here." LOL!
June 04, 2013
Thats good. I am curious about the product placement though. I usually don't mind as long as it's not obvious like in grocery store, Ruffles, Pepsi and Coors are very displayed but later a HUGE Pepsi sign above Cobra's house. Later on though is a Coke machine? WTH?
More Cobra (1986) reviews
review by . July 04, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
First of all, I'd like to say that while Cobra isn't a masterpiece by any stretch, I don't think it really deserves the backlash that it's gotten ever since its release 25 years prior. Cobra is one of those movies that doesn't break any new ground or provide anymore insight into the "dirty cop" or "vigilante" genres pioneered by such movies like Dirty Harry (1971) and Death Wish (1974), but I'd be lying if I told all of you that I didn't enjoy watching …
review by . June 12, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
This movie is so bad that you have to love it, from the opening scene in the super market, to the motorcycle/car chase at the end of the movie. This movie has got it all. Sly is the archetype of a stale, tough on the outside, warm on the inside hero. The one liners are sick. For instance when the super market is threatened to be blown to pieces Sly says, "Go ahead, I don't shop here."    As for Brigitte Nielsen, what a wonderful little (or tall) actress she is. I especially like …
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Sylveter Stallone creates another electrifying American hero in the Rocky/Rambo mold: Cobretti the cop, a fearless dispenser of justice out to stop a gang of serial killers. Year: 1986
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Director: George P. Cosmatos
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
Runtime: 87 minutes
Studio: Warner Home Video
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