Dark Angel

Overview

I Come in Peace is a silly, derivative science fiction exploitation thriller which is a triumph of style and skillful direction, despite a plot that steals elements from numerous good films and mixes them with some appallingly bad acting. Jack Caine Dolph Lundgren is a not-by-the books police officer investigating the death of several people, including his partner, by a gang called the "White Boys." All the victims seemed to have died of drug overdoses, but Jack thinks that there is something more sinister afoot....
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Overview

I Come in Peace is a silly, derivative science fiction exploitation thriller which is a triumph of style and skillful direction, despite a plot that steals elements from numerous good films and mixes them with some appallingly bad acting. Jack Caine Dolph Lundgren is a not-by-the books police officer investigating the death of several people, including his partner, by a gang called the "White Boys." All the victims seemed to have died of drug overdoses, but Jack thinks that there is something more sinister afoot. His investigation reveals a plot by aliens who use the bodies to extract a chemical that is sold to addicts on their home planet. Originally entitled Dark Angel, I Come in Peace, while silly and confusing, has great production values and some excellent special effects. The main reason to see this film is because of the expert direction by former stunt-man Craig Baxley who manages to keep the action moving at a fast pace and tie up the loose ends of the threadbare story. The cinematography by Mark Irwin is outstanding and shows that imagination and a good visual sense can overcome a limited budget and a bad plot.
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Special Features

Interviews with director Craig R. Baxley and actors Dolph Lundgren and Brian Benben; Theatircal trailer
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2013
  • UPC: 826663142365
  • Original Release: 1990
  • Rating:

  • Source: Shout Factory
  • Region Code: A
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:31:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 11,557

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dolph Lundgren Jack Caine
Betsy Brantley Diane Pollon
Brian Benben Lawrence Smith
Matthias Hues Talec, the Bad Alien
David Ackroyd Switzer
Jay Bilas Azeck, the Good Alien
Jim Haynie Capt. Malone
Sherman Howard Victor Manning
Sam Anderson Warren
Beatie Edney
Kevin Howard Security Guard
Al Leong Luggage Salesman
Alex Morris Ray Turner
Robert Prentiss White Boy
Karen Rea
Mark Lowenthal Bruce, the Scientist
Michael J. Pollard Boner
Jesse Vint Man in Mercedes
Kevin Page White Boy
Nik Hagler Bail Bondsman
Tony Brubaker Garage Sweeper
Mimi Cochran Female Mechanic
Matthew Posey Psycho
Alexander Johnston Psycho
Jack Willis Liquor Store Owner
Brandon Smith Market Clerk
Wayne de Hart Market Customer
Woody Watson Federal Agent
Luis Lemus Sgt. Hawkins
Chris Kinkade Detective
Steve Chizmadia Other White Boy
Sebastian White Other White Boy
Dean Kinkel Other White Boy
David Poynter Other White Boy
Folkert Schmidt Other White Boy
Gary Baxley Other White Boy
Tom Campitelli Patrolman
Kristin Baxley Girl on Phone
Suzanne Savoy Patrolwoman
Howard French Federal Clerk
Willie Minor Pool Hustler
Arienne Battiste Malone's Secretary
Jack Verbois Man Hostage
Stacey Cortez Lady Hostage
Nino Candido Frank
Technical Credits
Craig R. Baxley Director
Paul R. Baxley Jr. Stunts
Suzanne Bell Makeup
Nino Candido Art Director
Ron Clark Makeup
Mark Damon Executive Producer
Rafael Eisenman Co-producer
Ron Fury Associate Producer
Tony Gardner Special Effects
Larry Hamlin Special Effects
Jan Hammer Score Composer
Mark Helfrich Editor
Mark Irwin Cinematographer
Jay Johnson Animator
Phillip Leonard Production Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Leonard Maas Jr. Screenwriter
Joseph Porro Costumes/Costume Designer
David Saunders Executive Producer
Jon Turtle Co-producer
Jonathan Tydor Screenwriter
Bruno Van Zeebroeck Special Effects
Jeff Young Producer
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