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Striking Distance DVD cover
Striking Distance DVD cover

Striking Distance is a 1993 film starring Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina and Tom Sizemore. It was written and directed by Rowdy Herrington. Image File history File links StrikingDistance. ... Image File history File links StrikingDistance. ... This is a list of film-related events in 1993. ... Bruce Willis Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955 in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany) is an American actor and musician. ... Sarah Jessica Parker circa 2001 Sarah Jessica Parker (born March 25, 1965) is an internationally recognized Golden Globe and Emmy-winning American actress, with a portfolio of both television, movie, and theatre performances. ... Dennis Farina as Detective Joe Fontana in Law & Order Dennis Farina (born February 29, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois) is an Italian-American film and television actor, starring since 2004 as Detective Joe Fontana on NBCs Law & Order. ... Tom Sizemore Thomas Bain Sizemore (born September 29, 1961) is an American film and television actor. ...


Tom Hardy, a police officer in Pittsburgh, (played by Bruce Willis) battles his uncle after the murder of his father. He thinks it is another cop and investigates to find the serial killer. Serial killers are individuals who have a history of multiple slayings of victims who were usually unknown to them beforehand. ...

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‘Striking Distance’ (R) (428 words)
In "Striking Distance," a darkly entertaining adventure, Pittsburgh homicide detective Tom Hardy (Bruce Willis) has a bad first reel.
In a tradition that seems blessedly old-fashioned in terms of police procedure, "Striking Distance" unfolds with a genuine mood of mystery.
Adept viewers may not be quite as bamboozled as Hardy and the police as to the identity of the killer, but the push and pull of clue and discovery keeps the film taut, and the scenes played out on the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers are action-packed and curiously believable.
Striking Distance — A Jewish Magazine, an Interfaith Movement (1789 words)
Klein’s new book, Striking Back: The 1972 Munich Olympics Massacre and Israel’s Deadly Response, is an inside look at the workings of the Mossad and the upper echelons of the Israeli government during this fraught time.
Based on over 50 interviews with people at all levels of operation – “from the foot soldiers [to the] commanders,” Klein says – as well as Israeli archival material and a never-before-released report, the book is journalistically exacting but reads like a novel.
He is a reporter, and he has a reporter’s eye for detail; in Striking Back, these details are used to devastating effect.
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