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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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Laura (as Cyndy Preston)
Peter Read ...
Roscoe
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Sully
Charles Loriot ...
Lou
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Harvey
Sherry Babych ...
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Peter Greco ...
Ernie
Robert Shipman ...
Joe Boy
Allan Hill ...
Video Store Clerk
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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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Not since "Blue Velvet" has there been such a terrifying journey into... See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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May 1987 (France)  »

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The Dark Side  »

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Quotes

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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References Raw Deal (1986) See more »

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I'm Just So Blue
Sung by Gayle Ackroyd
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not a blue velvet movie

Don't waste your time. This is a 95 min bore. They try to compare it to Blue Velvet but NOT.


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