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Dangerous Company (1982)

The true story of Ray Johnson, a convict who spent most of his life in and out of prison until he finally decided to turn his life around.

Director:

Lamont Johnson

Writers:

Raymond Johnson (book), Mona McCormick (book) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beau Bridges ... Ray Johnson
Alan Autry ... Donald Robinette (as Carlos Brown)
Karen Carlson ... Janet Brody
Jan Sterling ... Ray's Mother
Kene Holiday ... Bill Washington (as Kene Holliday)
Ralph Macchio ... Denny Brody
Max Wright ... Dr. Boone
Shizuko Hoshi Shizuko Hoshi ... Mrs. Hikaru
Dale Ishimoto ... Mr. Hikaru
Chris Mulkey ... Jeremy Blake
Buck Taylor ... Petrie
Ward Wood Ward Wood ... Doctor
Raymond Johnson ... Gallagher
Christopher Keane Christopher Keane ... Inmate
Thomas H. Middleton Thomas H. Middleton ... Dr. Boylan
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The true story of Ray Johnson, a convict who spent most of his life in and out of prison until he finally decided to turn his life around.

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With grit and Determination he fought his way out of a living hell to become a celebrated success

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Companhia Perigosa See more »

Filming Locations:

Bismarck, North Dakota, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Beau Bridges as good as ever
3 November 2013 | by searchanddestroy-1See all my reviews

Inspired by actual life of an ex con who tried to rehabilitate himself. Nothing really special here, the typical topic for a TV movie. Made for the big screen, this would have never made it. I don't think any audiences would have gone to fill the theatres. The actors are quite effective, everything is right done, I have nothing to say against this feature. Lamont Johnson is a prolific TV director, he knows what he does. Beau Bridges is brilliant, as usual, and the sequence where, discharged from the can, and driving his car, he asks to help an armored truck stopped because of an engine problem, is very exquisite.

Useless to say that this very scene actually happened.

Usaul stuff, but worth watching on a rainy Sunday afternoon.


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