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Highpoint (1982)

James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lewis Kinney
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James Hatcher
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Lise
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Mrs. Hatcher
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Maronzella
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Banner
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Centino
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Falco
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Alex
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Prisoner in Jail
Ken James ...
Man #1 with Briefcase
Lynda Mason Green ...
Model #1
Peter Shewchuk ...
Caléche owner
Rolland Bédard ...
Doorman
Ken Anderson ...
CIA Agent
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James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia/CIA operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself). Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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31 August 1984 (USA)  »

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Highpoint Buster  »

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CAD 7,300,000 (estimated)
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(Eastmancolor)

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1.85 : 1
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John Addison composed a rejected score. See more »

Quotes

Lewis Kinney: In that case, miss, I must insist that you put on your safety belt.
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Carter's Last Film.
5 September 2000 | by (Lake Isabella, CA) – See all my reviews

Peter Carter's last film (The late director of Rituals, Wolf Dog and The Intruder Within) directs this comedy and action film with Richard Harris as an undercover cop. Some of the scenes could very well be funny another film like this was made called Kuffs with Christian Slater. Carter supposely died of a Heart Attack shortly after this films release.


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