Band of the Hand
Band of the Hand (1986)

Former Starsky and Hutch star Paul Michael Glaser warmed the director's chair for Band of the Hand. The film zeroes in on five juvenile delinquents who are plucked from their various detention facilities and unceremoniously dumped in… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: April 11, 1986
DVD Release Date: January 28, 2003
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

It plays like a TV pilot filled out with a few cusswords and strokes of excess violence.

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Gil Jawetz

It's the closest any film of the era comes to predicting the mission-based Miami world of the recent video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.

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Michael E. Grost
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Scott Weinberg

If you somehow remember this one with some fondness, do yourself a favor and never see it again.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Steve K
The film that made me forever think of James Remar as a bad guy. Miami Vice era cheese.