The 1988 film Action Jackson starred Carl Weathers as a Detroit cop who investigates a murderous union-busting corporation. It was a box office hit, but critics found it lacking. Formulaic but fun, if you like action movies. Let's learn some more about Action Jackson.
10. It was supposed to be a franchise but it never happened.
Despite the reasons this never happened the film titled Dangerous Passion was touted as Action Jackson 2 in some countries to capitalize on the success of the movie.
9. Carl Weathers came up with the idea while on the set of Predator.
It seems a little odd to think about another film while working on a film but Weathers’ idea was met with a great amount of approval.
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