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Down Twisted (1987)

When a levelheaded waitress decides to help her shady friend against her better judgment, she becomes a target of a deadly international gang of thieves who are after a priceless San Lucas' relic. A bumbling stranger helps her.

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Maxine
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Reno
Trudy Dochterman ...
Michelle (as Trudi Dochtermann)
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Damalas
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Alsandro Deltoid
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Soames
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Brady
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Blake (as Galyn Gorg)
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Tarah
Bambi Jordan ...
Suzie
Ken Wright ...
Mr. Wicks
Alec Markham ...
Captain
Eduardo Cassab ...
Sargento
Christabel Wigley ...
Theona
Joe Holland ...
Mickey (as Tim Holland)
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When a levelheaded waitress decides to help her shady friend against her better judgment, she becomes a target of a deadly international gang of thieves who are after a priceless San Lucas' relic. A bumbling stranger helps her.

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The deal's going down but it's going down twisted. See more »


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Treasure of San Lucas  »

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Despite its limited theatrical release in 1987, the film went unreleased on home video in the United States until 1990, when it debuted on video from Media Home Entertainment. See more »

Quotes

Soames: Oh, the deal's going down... but it's going down twisted.
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References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

No One Lives Forever
Written by Danny Elfman
Performed by Oingo Boingo
Produced by Danny Elfman and Steve Bartek
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Not great but a fun movie
22 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, so you probably already know it's not on the leader board for best movies of the decade. But, really, it is a fun movie. If you like campy comedies you will really like this one. Sure its a bit predictable, sure it doesn't have a-list stars, sure it requires willing suspense of disbelief, but come on, if you look at the cast and director, what more can you expect. Charles Rocket does a fine job as the bumbling hero and everyone else fills in the necessary protagonist and antagonist roles. Give it a chance. You remember Evil Dead? Stakeout? Big Trouble in Little China? As long as your expectations aren't too high you won't be disappointed.


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