At some point, EXCESSIVE FORCE, which lives up to its title, might have been envisioned as a taut, mysterious, high-action cop thriller. The end result, however, showcases relentless violence over plot--bludgeoning viewers with machine gun fire, bomb blasts, and endless kick-boxing
When Chicago cop Terry McCain's (Thomas Ian Griffith) two partners are seemingly executed by the mob, the kick-boxing survivor asks his supervisor, Devlin (Lance Henriksen), for permission to seek vengence. Devlin agrees to look the other way, but McCain can't bring himself to kill mob boss Sal
DiMarco (Burt Young). Someone kills DiMarco anyway, and McCain finds himself a ...