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Billionaire Boys Club (1987)

Based on a true story: Ron Levin, a wealthy businessman has disappeared. No body is found, but there was a list with instructions in his house - a recipe for murder. Its author Joe Hunt is ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »
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Chris Fairmont, Jr.
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Eric Fairmont
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Brad Sedgwick
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Todd Melbourne
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Frank Booker
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Bob Holmby
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Toby Kabek
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Leonard Porter
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Based on a true story: Ron Levin, a wealthy businessman has disappeared. No body is found, but there was a list with instructions in his house - a recipe for murder. Its author Joe Hunt is the defendant. The successful young business man had formed a team of prestigious former fellow students for a risky project which should make them all rich. His partners claim they didn't know about the means. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.i.suck.juicy.plumsZoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Drama | Thriller

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8 November 1987 (USA)  »

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Beverly Hills Boys Club  »

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1.33 : 1
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According to crime author Rachel Pergament, this is the movie that brothers Eric and Lyle Menendez were watching on TV when they conceived the idea of murdering their father, producer and entrepreneur Jose Menendez, and their mother, Kitty Menendez. As with their crime, central figure Joe Hunt was convicted of killing the father of one of his business associates, and, like the Menendez brothers, he was ultimately sentenced to life without parole. See more »

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When Hunt jumps from the roof into the pool, it's shown in slow motion, and it's an obvious stuntman for actor Judd Nelson. See more »

Connections

Referenced in DuckTales: The Billionaire Beagle Boys Club (1989) See more »

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Excellent movie!
17 November 2000 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

This movie, whether you watch the 4 hour version or the shorter 2 hour one, is really well done. Judd Nelson and Ron Silver give terrific performances and the writing is very sharp. The action is well done and the courtroom scenes are riveting. A solid piece of work and definitely worth seeing.


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