|Directed by||Albert Pyun|
|Produced by||Harold Sobel|
|Written by||Scott Fields
|Music by||Michael McCarty|
|Edited by||Dennis M. O'Connor|
|Distributed by||The Cannon Group|
Dangerously Close was a 1986 action thriller film directed by Albert Pyun. The film was noted at its time of release for being part of a wave of teen vigilante films in the 1980s exploring the United States right wing jingoism that was gaining popularity.
At an elite school, a group of students who call themselves The Sentinels begin terrorizing their socially undesirable classmates. Soon, one of their targets ends up brutally murdered. An editor of the high school paper begins to investigate and The Sentinels become even more ruthless in their behavior.
Dangerously Close received a wide release in North America on May 9, 1986 grossing $1,180,506 its first week, falling to $474,260 in its second week.
- Andrew Yule, Hollywood a Go-Go: The True Story of the Cannon Film Empire, Sphere Books, 1987 p189
- "Dangerously Close (1986) - Financial Information". The-numbers.com. Retrieved 2015-10-07.
- "Teen Vigilante Films: Armed And Dangerous - latimes". Articles.latimes.com. 1986-05-17. Retrieved 2015-10-07.
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