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Fatal Beauty (1987)

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Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of "Fatal Beauty"... See full summary »

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Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of "Fatal Beauty" begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike Marshak works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is "clean". Mike becomes Rita's constant companion as the drug hijackers (who are nearly psychotic and very well armed) are hunted, while more and more bodies continue to turn up. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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An earthquake is about to hit L.A. It's called Detective Rita Rizoli.


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30 October 1987 (USA)  »

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Beauté fatale  »

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$12,046,526 (USA)
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This movie was made and released about three years after Beverly Hills Cop (1984), a movie which it has been very much likened to. It was actually released in the same year as that movie's sequel, Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). The sequel premiered mid-May in the USA whilst this film launched stateside late October. The sequel was a box-office hit whilst this film was a box-office flop. See more »

Goofs

When Rizzoli goes into a shop to buy a sandwich it is nighttime, but when she arrives home with the sandwich you can see through the windows of her house that it is daytime outside. See more »

Quotes

Rita Rizzoli: And don't call me bitch!
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Referenced in Hierarchy (2009) See more »

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Written by Sylvester Levay and Tom Whitlock
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This is even worse than I expect!
12 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Goldberg-movies in generally are not so good and I have accept that but this is too much. This movie is in my short list of terrible movies. I just can`t understand why they do so stupid movies like this. Whoopi is not funny, period. 2/10


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