A Moscow police officer investigates a triple homicide and stumbles upon a high-level political conspiracy in the local government.

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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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Three frozen and mutilated corpses have just been found in the snow of Moscow's Gorky Park . . . See more »


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16 December 1983 (USA)  »

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Brottsplats: Gorkijparken  »

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$15,900,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Helsinki stood in for Moscow in this movie. Because of the Cold War, Gorky Park could not be filmed on actual location in Moscow. The film group decided to come to Helsinki, the architecture of which is similar to Russian architecture. See more »

Goofs

The claim that "When Irena kills Osborne, she fires the gun 7 times (not 6)" is moot because the T-33 Tokarev pistol she fires holds 8 rounds in the magazine plus 1 in the chamber for a total of nine, and even if the gun she picked up was that of the man who shot the dog twice, she would still have enough rounds to shoot Osborne 7 times. See more »

Quotes

Irina Asanova: Well, are you going to arrest me for losing my skates?
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) See more »

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Song Without Words
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Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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Not bad, not bad at all
15 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

I didn't have high expectations, but was pleasantly surprised. It's hard to write anything about this type of film without spoiling, but what I can say without telling too much about the plot is, that the film is a non-cliché film, which still is full of clichés (love scene being the biggest). Filming locations are good, though "Moscow" (Helsinki) is a bit too similar to Stockholm.

The movie may be a bit too long for the American taste, but for more European film taste the length was just perfect. The end was so complicated, that even Agatha Christie would have been proud. The final solution between the main characters was completely different from what I expected, and definitely was that cherry for the cake.

****/5


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