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Final Jeopardy (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  8 December 1985 (USA)
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A small-town couple find themselves stranded in an unfamiliar, and unfriendly, big city. Weaving in and out of the proceedings are a bunch of murderous criminals with names like DOA, Ice ... See full summary »

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Marty Campbell
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Mike (as Joe Sagal)
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Slash
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D.O.A
Johnny Venocur ...
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Mr. Clemens
John Malloy ...
Policeman #1
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Policeman #2
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Vickie
Sharon Wyatt ...
Sharon
Michael Griswold ...
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A small-town couple find themselves stranded in an unfamiliar, and unfriendly, big city. Weaving in and out of the proceedings are a bunch of murderous criminals with names like DOA, Ice and Slash. The couple are in for a night that they won't forget. Written by Anonymous

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Die Nacht ohne Mitleid  »

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Although the ending subway chase was filmed in Chicago, the other exteriors are filmed outside Illinois (Los Angeles and Pasadena, CA.). Detroit, MI., not Chicago, has the street called Detroit Street but doesn't have any subways. See more »

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Garage Attendant: Next time, you gotta be more careful.
Marty Campbell: I'll keep that in mind!
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A Dramatic Out of Towners
13 December 2003 | by (Myrtle Beach, SC) – See all my reviews

I started watching this movie right after it started, so I didn't know what it was called or anything. I was on a cruise ship, and it was 2:30 in the morning, and there were no commercials, so until I got back home, I had no idea what it was. Thank God for IMDB. Anyway, I thought it was a serious dramatic remake of "THE OUT OF TOWNERS". It had almost the same plot, only not played for laughs. Every thing was played for suspense, and with Richard Thomas in the lead it was even more dramatic. I like watching him act, but he is so over the top dramaticly. But that's why I like watching him. The movie wasn't great, but it didn't suck either. I had to stay up till the end, because I was interested in the outcome, so that says something.

It revolves around Thomas' character going to the big city for a job interview, and he goes to the wrong bar to meet his would be boss. By the time he finds this out, it's an hour after the time they were suppossed to meet, and his car is locked in the parking area until six the next morning. His wife comes to meet him, and before he can tell her to stop the cab she brought, it leaves, and they are stranded. Now why they just didn't walk back to a more populated area is beyond be. I've been to New York and Chicago, and you can always get to a populated area, especially at seven in the evening, and also the fact that Thomas drove his car to the bar, that alone should say he knows how to get back. But then we wouldn't have the next hour of the movie where they get chased by gangs, dogs, and other such riff-raff.

All in all, not a great movie, but like I said it didn't suck. Spideyy


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