Above the Law



Seagal is Nico Toscani, an Italian immigrant, American patriot, ex-CIA agent, aikido specialist, and unorthodox Chicago policeman. He is as committed to his job as he is to his personalized brand of justice: expert and thorough bone-crushing.

  1. Andrew Davis

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Steven Pressfield


  3. Ronald Shusett


Top Billed Cast

  1. Steven Seagal

    Steven Seagal

    Nico Toscani

  2. Pam Grier

    Pam Grier

    Delores 'Jacks' Jackson

  3. Henry Silva

    Henry Silva

    Kurt Zagon

  4. Sharon Stone

    Sharon Stone

    Sara Toscani

  5. Ron Dean

    Ron Dean

    Detective Lukich

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Above the Law
Above the Law



Status Released

Release Information

  • April 8, 1988


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 39m

Budget $7,500,000.00

Revenue $18,869,631.00

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