A fierce and often compelling actor, Nick Nolte usually creates a riveting character, and when that character is coupled with a good film, the end product is something worthy of watching. Such is the case with EXTREME PREJUDICE, despite its abundance of violence. Jack Benteen (Nolte) is an
old-fashioned Texas Ranger working out of El Paso; across the border in a small Mexican village resides his one-time childhood friend Cash Bailey (Powers Boothe), who has become the district's drug-running king. The two men have another link in sensual Sarita (Maria Conchita Alonso), one-time
mistress to Cash, now Jack's lover. Both men run into a CIA-backed paramilitary group he...