Michael Sauter
July 26, 1996 AT 04:00 AM EDT

One Man's Justice

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Brian Bosworth
genre
ActionAdventure,

We gave it a C-

As an army sergeant avenging his family’s slaughter, ex-gridiron star Brian Bosworth slugs his way through a crowded cast full of gun-running GIs, dirty federal agents, dapper L.A. drug dealers — and Hammer as a villainous drug lord. Along the way, he meets a vengeful street kid (DeJuan Guy) and begins to question his own vendetta. Gee, One Man’s Justice should have been such a simple action-avenger flick. But it’s so mechanically overplotted that the hero’s climactic retribution doesn’t even deliver the requisite gut-level kick, and the result is an overcooked potboiler that simply fizzles out. C-

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