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Black Moon Rising (1986)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  10 January 1986 (USA)
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A professional thief is hired by the FBI to steal a data tape from a company under investigation. The analysis of this tape, will prove the criminal activities of this company. As this ... See full summary »

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A professional thief is hired by the FBI to steal a data tape from a company under investigation. The analysis of this tape, will prove the criminal activities of this company. As this thief is discovered in his attempt, he hides the tape inside a prototype car, but unfortunately there is someone else interested in this vehicle. Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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From the mind of John Carpenter comes the towering adventure that thunders across Los Angeles and explodes 30 stories above it!


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10 January 1986 (USA)  »

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$6,637,565 (USA)
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Jeff Bridges, Don Johnson, Tom Berenger and Richard Dean Anderson were all considered for the lead role that eventually went to Tommy Lee Jones. See more »

Goofs

During the opening sequence, Quint runs towards a glass door to escape, however, he clearly stops well short of the door. The ensuing shot is from a side angle of (him) bursting through the glass door in a jumping fashion, as if in one continuous motion. See more »

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[first lines]
Quint: [to store clerk] Coffee?
Kid at Grocery Store: [entering with gun drawn] Alright freeze! One move and you've both dead! You here me asshole?
Quint: This something new for you son?
Kid at Grocery Store: Shut your goddamn mouth!
Quint: Hey fine, no problem. There's the cash register. And right up there's the television camera. And there's a nice full face shot. How 'bout a profile? Look there's a couple of ways we can do this.
Kid at Grocery Store: I told you to shut up!
Quint: Fine. I'm just saying you gotta think these things through. You don't just come walking in to ...
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Beauty & The Beast
7 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tommy Lee Jones in a love scene??!! Yikes: what a scary thought. It happened maybe only once on film in his illustrious career. This is that film. With Linda Hamilton, too! I guess this is another version of her TV show, "Beauty and The Beast."

Okay, I don't mean to be that nasty because Jones is a terrific actor and usually a lot of fun to watch, especially when he's chasing bad guys.

This film really had a Class B-type of feel to it despite the presence of those two actors, along with Robert Vaughn and Richard Jaekel....and a very cool car called "Black Moon."

The best thing about the movie was that it was fast-moving, meaning it was interesting enough not to get bored. Other than that, it's an ordinary heist tale that isn't too memorable.


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