|Directed by||Robert Boris|
|Produced by||Thomas Coleman
|Written by||Robert Boris|
|Music by||Misha Segal|
|Cinematography||John M. Stephens|
|Edited by||Steven Rosenblum
John A. O'Connor
|8 May 1987|
|Box office||$1,327,740 (USA)|
"When the police needed someone to stop the Vietnamese Mafia, there was only one choice..."
"You don't recruit John Steele. You unleash him."
"The only law is the Black Tiger's. The only justice is John Steele's."
John Steele is a Vietnam Vet who's had trouble adjusting to life after the war. He hasn't been able to hold on to a job which includes being a cop. When his best friend, Lee who also served with him in Vietnam, and who also became a cop was killed by some drug dealers he was investigating. Steele was able to save his daughter and saw one of the shooters. He later sees him and learns that he is the son of General Kwan, another person he served with in Vietnam who was running his own deals on the side, and who tried to kill Steele and Lee but Steele not only survived but thwarted his last plan. Steele suspects Kwan is involved with Lee's death but unfortunately Kwan's a respected member of the community. And Steele's former boss Bennett is not in a rush to find the killers cause investigation reveals that Lee may have been dirty which Steele knows is not true. Steele sets out to prove Lee's innocence and to get Kwan.
|Martin Kove||John Steele|
|Kevin Gage||Army Sergeant|
|Soon-Tek Oh||Gen. Bon Soong Kwan|
|Irene Tsu||Xua Chan|
|“||Steele Justice isn't designed as a comedy, but it does earn high marks for inadvertent humor... Mr. Kove wears a Band-Aid across the bridge of his nose during much of the film, and it is by far the most expressive thing on his face...||”|
- "Original ''New York Times'' review". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 2010-10-05.