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Hot Pursuit (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  8 May 1987 (USA)
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Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must take a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from... See full summary »

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Roxanne
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Carlos Horcasitas ...
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Prisoner (as Martin Lasalle)
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Young Danny is following his rich girlfriend's family to the Caribbean. But suddenly he simply must take a chemistry test and cannot go with them. After they have left, he gets a leave from his professor and takes a plane to find them. But he is not quite sure where they are, and meets smugglers, crazy captains and murderers. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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She promised him ten days together in paradise. He never dreamed how far he'd have to go. See more »

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8 May 1987 (USA)  »

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Danny, immer fünf Minuten zu spät  »

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$4,215,859 (USA)
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Trivia

According to the book "My Life as a Mankiewicz: An Insider's Journey Through Hollywood" (2012) by Tom Mankiewicz, Anthony Michael Hall was considered for the lead role of Dan Bartlett which in the end was cast with John Cusack. See more »

Goofs

When Dan is on the plane the flight attendant has on a USAF female uniform with one stripe. After the hijack attempt, the flight attendant's uniform has 2 stripes. See more »

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Dan Bartlett: They call me 'Mr. Determined.'
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Lessons in Love
Performed by Level 42
Written by M. King, Wally Badarou (as W. Badarou) and R. Gould
Produced between Wally Badarou and Level 42
Assistant Producer, Engineer and Mixer: Julian Mendelsohn
© 1986 Copyright by Level 42 Music, Ltd.
Admin. by Chappell & Co., Inc. (ASCAP) and by Island Visual Arts, USA (BMI)
Available on the Polydor album "Running in the family"
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Projects, a division of PolyGram Records, Inc.
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The plot stinks - but John Cusack is always worth watching!
22 July 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

While this is undoubtedly the worst of John Cusack's teen comedys, he still manages to lift the film above most other '80's films of the same genre through his sheer screen presence (despite a truly terribly haircut).

The script is uninspired and nonsensical but inoffensive & there are a couple of good moments, particularly the "That's democracy!" scene on the plane which stand out above the rest.

Rating: 6/10


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