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Entrapment (1983)

Dead Wrong (original title)
It's an exciting action-packed story about a group of modern-day pirates who agree to smuggle dope into Canada.

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Penny Lancaster
Winston Rekert ...
Sean Phelan
Jackson Davies ...
Inspector Fred Foster
Dale Wilson ...
Mike Brady
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The Stranger
Don MacKay ...
Inspector Mullins
Leon Bibb ...
Bahama Jones
Danny Virtue ...
Ramon
Annie Kidder ...
Didi
Tom Heaton ...
Dave Elliott
Rex Owen ...
Army Officer
Wayne Cox ...
TV Anchorman
Cynthia Ott ...
TV Reporter
James Buburto ...
Ricardo
George A. Grieve ...
Airline Agent (as George Grieve)
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It's an exciting action-packed story about a group of modern-day pirates who agree to smuggle dope into Canada.

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26 December 1983 (Canada)  »

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CAD 650,000 (estimated)
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Filmed in British Columbia in 1982, this motion picture was part of Canada's film investment program allowing a tax write-off for producers. When this movie lost money, those investors were given a complete tax deduction on their investment. See more »

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My Ship Will Come In
Sung by Cos Natola
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Title says it all
4 September 2005 | by (Wales) – See all my reviews

The promise of nothing much from a drug smuggling-related plot is amply fulfilled once again in this pathetic B movie that makes itself worse by trying to look expensive (ie aerial footage during the opening credits).

If you can believe Ms Ekland as an undercover agent you'll believe anything because, due to the the collusion between the male-scribbled script and her meretricious performance, she comes across as your average brainless bimbo found to a superfluous degree in these sorts of films, usually seen filling in idea gaps by getting wet.

The plot concerns the trafficking of some dope to Canada that turns out to be cocaine - oops. The movie however, is so unimaginitively written and rendered as to require one's maximum effort simply to continue looking at the screen, let alone discern any moral subtext.

Irredeemable energy is expended in dismissing this as just plain ghastly. Recommended only for those for whom the noose, the gas oven, the sleeping tablets and the kitchen knife have so far failed to produce the desired effect.


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