Code of Silence
Code of Silence (1985)

Not to be confused with the 1960 film of the same name, this fast-paced karate action flick stars Chuck Norris, still riding high on his karate film successes of the early '80s, and several years away from starting his popular Walker:… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 3, 1985
DVD Release Date: November 21, 2000
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Though it's your typical formulaic violent action picture, in the model of Dirty Harry, it has more intelligence than expected.

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Douglas Pratt

The program, however, is by no means the worst effort Norris has ever participated in and the ending, in which he single-handedly wipes out an entire brigade of bad guys, has a certain heroic charm to it.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

Chuck Norris' best film.

Brian Orndorf

An engaging feature, smartly cast, while showing a little more sophistication than the genre typically receives. It's too bad Norris couldn't make a few more of these before the Cannon Films curse claimed his marquee value for good.

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Steve Crum

Kickin', jabbin' Chuck Norris actioner. Stick with reruns of his TV fare.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

This was the 80s when Star Wars pushed all movies to include a robot, no matter how silly it was... if you can look past this ludicrousness, there's a solid third act

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

the essence of cool

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Khris N
Before Nico:Above the Law, Under Siege and the Fugitive, Andrew Davis got his start with Chuck Norris in his hey-day with Code of Silence, a Chicago… More
Dean McKenna
One of Chuck Norris's better films. Fast, furious stuff which may well be implausible and formulaic, but is so well-handled you don't mind.