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Gorky Park (1983)

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An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park. He finds that no one really wants him to solve the ... See full summary »

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An investigator on the Moscow police force relentlessly pursues the solution to a triple homicide which occurred in Moscow's Gorky Park. He finds that no one really wants him to solve the crime because it is just the tip of a complex conspiracy which involves the highest levels of the Moscow city government. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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12 January 1984 (Australia)  »

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$15,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Gorky Park aka Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure is an amusement park in Moscow, Russia and is named after Maxim Gorky. The park was opened in 1928 and is situated at Krymsky Val just near the Moskva River not far from the Park Kultury Metro Station. See more »

Goofs

During the final scene pine martens were used for sables, clearly identifiable by the yellow fur at their chests. See more »

Quotes

Arkady Renko: It is more than possible that KGB killed those three people.
Iamskoy: I agree.
Arkady Renko: Then it is likely they are laying a trap for me.
Iamskoy: Why?
Arkady Renko: Three years ago I tried to arrest Major Pribluda. I proved he was an assassin. You remember those two bodies found by the river.
Iamskoy: God, its cold out here. You want to freeze my blood even more?
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) See more »

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Read the Book
16 December 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie and unfortunately was very disappointed. After reading the brilliant book written by Martin Cruz Smith I expected a brilliant screenplay in movie form. I was wrong, many characters are missing which are vital to the story line and Hurt's performance of the title character is not believable, his accent isn't even right! Not that I don't think Hurt is a talented actor, I just didn't feel he was the right person for the part. The only thing that made the movie bearable for me was the the perfect casting choice of Lee Marvin as the American. It was as though this part was written for him and no one else. If you want to see the movie, read the book first (its will explain the holes in the plot for you) and enjoy one of Lee Marvin's last great performances!


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