Above the Law
Above the Law (also known as Nico: Above the Law) is a 1988 American action thriller film written, produced and directed by Andrew Davis. It marks the acting debut of Steven Seagal, who co-produced and co-wrote the film also starring Pam Grier, Sharon Stone, Daniel Faraldo and Henry Silva. Seagal plays Nico Toscani, an ex-CIA agent, Aikido specialist and a Chicago policeman who discovers a conspiracy upon investigating the mysterious shipment of military explosives seized from a narcotics dealer.
Raised in Palermo, Sicily, Italian-American Nico Toscani develops a fondness for Aikido martial arts, soon traveling to Japan for him to study the technique.
|author||Andrew Davis Ronald Shusett Steven Pressfield Steven Seagal|
|events||Chicago Police Department Vietnam War|
|keywords||aikido beat cop bulletproof vest church cia agent discover disturb drug trade drug trafficker drug trafficking federal agent first wife force morning palermo police department police sergeant sicily traffic travel|
|musicBy||David Michael Frank|
|producer||Andrew Davis Steven Seagal|
|publisher||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|theme||martial arts war|