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After a rich old man dies in a suspicious car accident in Acapulco, his widow wants his insurance company to pony up $5 million. A hotshot investigator Decker (Grodin) and a charming model (Fawcett) come in to check it out.

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After a rich old man dies in a suspicious car accident in Acapulco, his widow wants his insurance company to pony up $5 million. A hotshot investigator Decker (Grodin) and a charming model (Fawcett) come in to check it out.

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A private dick. A classy chick. An old guy named Al. As detectives they were second to everyone. [USA Theatrical] See more »

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The production shoot in Acapulco, Mexico went for ten weeks. See more »

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Love Attack
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A fantasy adventure filled with fun.
30 June 1999 | by (Dallas,TX) – See all my reviews

This is one of my all time favorites. For pure entertainment value. I usually go for much more thought provoking films, but this one was fun. I saw it originally on cable many years ago. I still hear the 10cc song "I don't want to lose you. Dadda dadda da dah" and think of putting lotion on Farrah's back side while she lies with that bed sheet seductively covering her!(Which was much more enticing than actually seeing a nude scene.) With the dry comedy of Grodin, and his way of making you believe it could be you and the always likeable Art Carney I just wish I could've been there in Mexico with them. I almost became a Insurance Investigator! I wish I could find this on video. Stranded on an island, this would be one of my 5 films to keep.


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