The Guardian Poster

Release Date: 1984

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary
The inhabitants of a New York City apartment building are plagued by burglaries and murder, and they have finally had enough. So they employ ex-military man John Mack (Louis Gossett Jr.) to protect their building as a security guard. Mack's techniques are precise and intense, and soon his overbearing and power-mad nature begins to chafe resident Charles Hyatt (Martin Sheen). Hyatt seeks Mack's removal, but will he have to forfeit his own safety in his quest for freedom?

Cast: Martin Sheen, Louis Gossett Jr., Arthur Hill, Tandy Cronyn, Maury Chaykin, Kate Lynch

Director: David Greene

Genres: Drama

Keywords: New York City, Mother, Transformation, Dark, Rivalry, Intense, 1980s, Murder, Escape, Suspenseful