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Tomorrow Never Comes (1978)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  2 March 1978 (UK)
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Burke
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Dr. Todd
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Coming back from an extended business trip, Frank discovers that his girlfriend Janie is now working at a new resort hotel where the owner has given her a permanent place to stay, as well as other gifts, in exchange for her affections. In the course of fighting over this development, tensions between Frank and Janie escalate out of control until he is holding her hostage in a standoff with the police. As the negotiators try to talk Frank into giving himself up, the desperate man feels himself being pushed further and further into a corner. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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A Última Jogada  »

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Third and final of three collaborations of actor Oliver Reed and director Peter Collinson. The first had been 1974's Ten Little Indians (1974) (aka Ten Little Indians aka And Then There Were None) and the second was 1976's The Sell-Out (1976). Tomorrow Never Comes (1978) debuted in 1978. Each of the three films were made around two years apart. See more »

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Unlike the movie, which came upon us all too soon
6 September 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

To describe this as a B grade movie is to insult the best efforts of people who make B grade movies. Tomorrow Never Comes has a niche' somewhere down the alphabet. The characters are so stereotyped that the acting has no option but to appear wooden. Actions taken by the movie's characters often seem incongruous with their persona and there are scenes that simply have no logical place in the movie.

When i first stumbled across this movie it was 4.00am on free to air tv. No wonder! Yet, I must say that as bad as it was, it had me transfixed to the screen. I found it funny and couldn't help but reflect on Leslie Nielsen and The Naked Gun movies. Don't take it seriously and you may enjoy it, probably even laugh your head off. I know I did.


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