Betty has a crush on her tennis coach Mike. He keeps on promising to call, but never does - she doesn't know that he's a little dealer. After a failed deal in someone else's district he has to disappear for three months. He contacts Betty again, but she waits in vain - he's killed before they meet. Now she tries to find out what happened, asks around among his friends. This leads her right into the drug scenery. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
The mystery that led her into a world of incredible danger.
Did You Know?
This was the first project Debra Winger did after An Officer and a Gentleman
(1982). After a poor reception from preview audiences, the ad campaign was changed, the soundtrack music was replaced and the film was re-edited. It was eventually released in 1984 after Winger had a hit with Terms of Endearment
(1983). See more
Mike's cigarette changing of position in between shots during the car scene. First the cigarette is unlit in his mouth but during close-ups on his face the cigarette disappears, and when the camera changes to another position he's holding a half lit cigarette. See more
You want to know everything? Well, believe me you don't. This was an enforcement killing. I mean they were making a statement.
Are you the girl with the, uh, C scale out of tune?
Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself
Get Down on It
Written by Kool & The Gang
(uncredited), Ronald Bell
(uncredited) and J.T. Taylor
Performed by Kool & The Gang
(as Kool and the Gang)
Courtesy of Polygram Special Projects
a Division of Polygram Records, Inc. See more