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The Dark Side (1987)
"The Darkside" (original title)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  May 1987 (France)
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A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims ... See full summary »

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Sherry Babych ...
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A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious looking people following them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Lou: It takes two to shoot. You and the gun.
Tony Russo: Three. You forgot the victim.
Tony Russo: [Tony fires his gun at a bottle]
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Sung by Sal Accaputo
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Worth viewing if you are a David Hewlett Fan
4 June 2011 | by (Dahlonega GA) – See all my reviews

This movie is obviously low budget but I did not care. I watched this movie purely on the fact that David Hewlett was in it. He is not a lead character but he does have some nice scenes. His character "Chuckie" does forward the plot - what there is of a plot.

If you are a David Hewlett fan then this movie IS worth watching - he made it when he was nineteen years old, and you can see that he had acquired a certain amount of acting skill even at this young age. He does make a credible drug addict. I would recommend this if you are a David Hewlett fan just so you can see he is not just Rodney McKay from Stargate Atlantis. Other reviewer have said that the other acting is not that good but I found it adequate to watch the movie. Enjoy.


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