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A young man,Patrick Channing,born out of an incestuous relationship, and enduring an emotionally ,psychologically scarring childhood, gives in to the dark side of Satanic forces and becomes a weapon of evil. He kills with such ferocity that he becomes the main target of the L.A.P.D. Detective Russell Logan(a specialist in catching serial killers) engages in a battle of wits with Channing in life and after death. It appears that Channing can't be stopped,but Logan has a few tricks of his own to match Channing's-"First Power".
Satan has created the perfect killer. One who cannot be stopped. Be warned.
Title: First Power, The
Release Date: April 06, 1990
Runtime: 98 mins
All Genres: Horror, Thriller
IMDB Rating: 5.2
Buried.com Rating: 6.2 - (Rate This Horror Movie at Buried.com)
Category: Horror Movies Starting With F
MPAA Rating: R
Lou Diamond Phillips ...Russell Logan
Tracy Griffith ...Tess Seaton
Jeff Kober ...Patrick Channing
Mykelti Williamson ...Det. Oliver Franklin (as Mykel T. Williamson)
Elizabeth Arlen ...Sister Marguerite
Dennis Lipscomb ...Cmdr. Perkns
Carmen Argenziano ...Lt. Grimes
Julianna McCarthy ...Grandmother
Nada Despotovich ...Bag Lady
Sue Giosa ...Carmen
Clayton Landey ...Mazza
Hansford Rowe ...Father Brian
Philip Abbott ...Cardinal
David Gale ...Monsignor
J. Patrick McNamara ...Priest
Lisa Specht ...Anchorwoman
Mark Bringleson ...Driver in Alley
William Fair ...Detective #2
Brian Libby ...Bum / Detective
Michael McNab ...Uniform
David J. Partington ...Detective
Dan Tullis Jr. ...Cop at Arrest
Michael Wise ...Cop at Tenement (as Mike Wise)
Andrew Amador ...Reporter #1
Paula McClure ...Reporter #2
Tiiu Leek ...Reporter #3
Mitch Carter ...Uniform Cop #1
Todd Jeffries ...Cop
Jeff Mooring ...Uniform Cop #2
Grand L. Bush ...Reservoir Worker
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Robert W. Cort
The First Power Horror Film Trailer 1
More Movie Taglines:
- Satan has created the perfect killer. One who cannot be stopped. Be warned.
- Tess Seaton: Patrick you can't keep on killing forever! Patrick Channing: Wanna Bet!
[last lines] Patrick Channing: See you around, buddy-boy.
- In the scene where the killer appears to jump off the building from about five stories high, lands on his feet, then runs away, was actually performed by the stunt double without any special effects.
Dennis Lipscomb's character "Commander Al Perkins" is named after Alfred Hitchcock and 'Anthony Perkins'.
Artist Nick Cave was considered for the bad guy/Patrick Nanning role. Cave, who was touring the US at the time, did audition for the role, but later said he was glad he had not been awarded the part.
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