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Empire State (1987)

R | | Crime, Thriller | April 1988 (USA)
In London's yuppie-dominated docklands of the 1980s Paul tries to make a deal with an American businessman However, he underestimates the clout of his old boss, a powerful Eastender.

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Vincenzo
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Danny
Emily Bolton ...
Susan
Ian Sears ...
Paul
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Chuck
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Richard
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Frank
Lee Drysdale ...
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Jenny Bolt ...
Tricia
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Billy
John Levitt ...
Harry
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Elizabeth Hickling ...
Cheryl
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In London's yuppie-dominated docklands of the 1980s Paul tries to make a deal with an American businessman However, he underestimates the clout of his old boss, a powerful Eastender.

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The Smell of Money... The Taste of Power... The Heat of the Night

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Crime | Thriller

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Empire State - Die Nacht der Entscheidung  »

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A NIGHT ON THE EDGE
15 February 2002 | by (devon,england) – See all my reviews

Empire State is an amazing film,as the trailer saya it's a 'night on the edge'...it certainly is.The film is set in London's Docklands and is one of the best 1980's club movies around.It's a real shame the film didn't get a big release...We follow the lives of very different characters arond one night at the 'Empire State' club.Don't be put off by the fact that the film has a (sort of)gay theme,there's nothing too kinky.I think that it is best watched in summer,because the settings are just right,the stylish direction is great and the songs are perfect.Watch this movie and see what you've missed in the way of a great crime/drama/thriller film...


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