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Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things ... See full summary »

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Marty Hollinger
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Sgt. Louis Belgrave
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Paula Hollinger
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Leo Sellers
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Albino
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Jerry Bellamy
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Phil Gaines is a bitter, cynical cop who investigates the case of a dead stripper/porno actress found on the beach. Gaines is experiencing a troubled relationship with a hooker, and things don't get any better when the dead girl's father launches his own investigation. Written by Kristian Krokfoss <krokus@online.no>

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She's the call girl. He's the cop. They both take their jobs seriously.


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25 December 1975 (USA)  »

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Director Robert Aldrich once said of this film: "This isn't the first police story, nor the last. What is unique is the fascinating variety of characters, multi-faceted and interesting in depth." See more »

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Lt. Phil Gaines: Don't you know where you live, Marty? Can't you smell the bananas? You know what country you live in? You live in Guatamala with color television.
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Featured in A Little Romance (1979) See more »

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So Rare
Lyric by Jack Sharpe
Music by Jerry Herst
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sex and drugs
19 October 2006 | by (Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico) – See all my reviews

The discovery of the nude body of a young woman on the beach gets dismissed as "just another suicide", though the story behind it is a sleazy one of pornography and leads to one satisfying conclusion and then another one that's merely tacked on. Burt Reynolds and Paul Winfield play two detectives who involve themselves in getting to the bottom of what actually happened to this girl, whose distraught parents are believably played by Eileen Brennan and Ben Johnson. Johnson won't accept suicide as an answer and discovers that his daughter was a nude dancer in a club and was in a pornographic film as well. Reynolds is living with Catherine Deneuve, a call girl who makes a lot of money with phone sex. There's a divergence as the plot tries to encompass Johnson's side of the story as well as Reynolds and Deneuve. The whole thing is bathed in a sleazy transparent red light and is only half bad, because Johnson's and Brennan's side of the story is nearly good enough to support Reynolds and Deneuve.


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