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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)  »

Also Known As:

Gorkij parken  »

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$15,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Gorky Park in this movie was not the real Gorky Park in Moscow, Russia but actually was portrayed by the Kaisaniemi Park in Helsinki, Finland. 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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It's So Easy
By Buddy Holly and Norman Petty
Published by MPL Communications, Inc. and Wren Music Co., Inc.
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Too many people in our society disappear.
2 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It has been a long time since I last viewed this film, but it was a welcome revisit, and a chance to see a great performance by William Hurt (Kiss of the Spider Woman, A History of Violence, The Proposition). After about a dozen of his films, I never tire of watching him act.

The cast also included Lee Marvin in a very good performance, and the ever-lovable Brian Dennehy. This was also the American debut of Joanna Pacula, who got a Golden Globe nomination for her outstanding performance. And, we also got to see her golden globes in a skintastic moment, right before she gets Hurt! This was her finest film in a career spanning 30 years.

Do not miss this fine police procedural with a surprise ending. The motive is brilliant.


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