Probably the best of Steven Seagal's three-word-titled action films from the 1990s was his debut, ABOVE THE LAW. Seagal plays Nico, a tough cop who pulls off the biggest drug bust of his career, only to have the FBI throw a wrench in it: why are they protecting one of the country's biggest drug lords, and what does it have to do with Nico's covert work in Vietnam? As his temper explodes all over Chicago, Nico's sixth-degree black belt in aikido proves helpful in his search for answers. Blaxploitation icon Pam Grier plays Nico's partner, Jax.
Pam Grier - American Actress
Daniel Faraldo - Actor/"Losin' It"
Andrew Davis - Director, action thrillers, began as a Cinematographer
Sharon Stone - American actress, BASIC INSTINCT (1992)
Steven Seagal - Actor, EXIT WOUNDS (2001), ABOVE THE LAW
Henry Silva - American Actor/USA & Europe
Steve Pressfield - Screenwriter
David Frank - music
"...Robert Steadman's eye for capturing all of the action without crowding the picture is well executed..." - 04/06/1988 Variety
"...Davis packs it with excitingly grimy Chicago atmosphere, and the actors, Seagal included, give it a terse, hard-bitten energy..." - 04/08/1988 Los Angeles Times, p.C14