In 1950s Texas, a woman trying to recover sexy photos of herself and divorce her husband witnesses a murder and uncovers corrupt land dealings.

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Cast

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Vernon Hightower
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Buford Pope
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Vera
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Renée Lomax
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Raymond Escobar
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Dwight Estes
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Boyd
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Cecil
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Floyd
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Mountain
Harlan Jordan ...
Sheriff Rusk
Norman Bennett ...
Reverend
James N. Harrell ...
Deacon (as James Harrell)
John William Galt ...
Officer Lloyd
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Working in an Austin, Texas, beauty parlour in 1954, Nadine Hightower endeavours to retrieve some 'art studies' she injudiciously had taken. Her visit to the photographer leaves him dead and her in possession of highly valuable plans of a proposed new road. With both the police and the murderous villains after her she enlists the help of her (almost) ex-husband Vernon, the none too successful owner of the Bluebonnet Bar. Fortunately the thugs are as much no-hopers as the Hightowers. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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The cops want HER. The killers want HIM. THEY want a divorce. Ain't love grand! See more »


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7 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nadine, un amor a prueba de balas  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$5,669,831 (USA)
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Trivia

The beauty pageant title that Renée Lomax (Glenne Headly) had won around seven years earlier was "Miss Pecan Queen 1947". See more »

Goofs

When Nadine is in the house running from the bad guys: the back slit of her skirt show a white slip, others no slip is seen. See more »

Quotes

Buford Pope: Why is it you work your butt off all your entire life just to get ahead, and it takes a couple of nitwits about ten minutes to screw the whole thing up?
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SEVEN NIGHTS TO ROCK
Written by Henry Glover, Louis Innis, Buck Trail
Performed by Moon Mullican
Courtesy of GML Inc.
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Funny low-scale caper

This energetic comedy is entertaining the moment the title appears on the screen. Set in a rural town a beautician witnesses a murder and then is expected of doing the killing. Now she must run from the killers and the cops. This movie is an instant classic. 10/10


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