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Jagged Edge (1985)

San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires ... See full summary »

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Page Forrester
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Dave Austin ...
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Frank Martin
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Greg Arnold
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Dr. Goldman
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Andrew Hardesty
Sanford Jensen ...
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San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn't handled a criminal case for many years. There's a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves. Written by Col Needham <col@imdb.com>

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There are two sides of this mystery. Murder...And Passion. See more »


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4 October 1985 (USA)  »

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Hearts of Fire  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,094,091, 6 October 1985, Wide Release

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$40,500,000
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The movie makes mention of "The Baker Beach Killings". Actor Jeff Bridges about four years later would star in a movie called The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989). See more »

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When accosted in the car by Slade, Teddy blows the horn with her left hand, then pulls the door shut with her left hand without any interruption in the sound of the horn. See more »

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[last lines]
Sam Ransom: Fuck him. He was trash.
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31 July 2013 | by See all my reviews

A man discover's his wife and maid have been murdered, an investigation ensuses and sooner rather than later he is deemed the main suspect and Is hauled in for the crime. he enlists the help of a pretty young lawyer who he eventually falls for,, the two get close,, and she let's her emotions run wild, and cleary she falls for him while defending him against the charges that he brutally murdered his wife,, apparently though his wife was cheating at the time,, and her boyfriend turns up dead later, on, but there is more to this than we think as the lawyer's assistant's dig up more information on her and the boyfriend,, classic edge of you're seat thriller , that will keep you guessing until the end.


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