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No Way Out (1987)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  14 August 1987 (USA)
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A coverup and witchhunt occur after a politician accidentally kills his mistress.

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Senator Duvall
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Sam Hesselman
Jason Bernard ...
Major Donovan
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Nina Beka
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Kevin O'Brien
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Mate
Marshall Bell ...
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Michael Shillo ...
Schiller
Nicholas Worth ...
Cup Breaker
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Storyline

Tom Farrell is a navy officer who gets posted at the Pentagon and is to report to the secretary of defense David Brice. He starts an affair with Susan Atwell not knowing that she is Brice's mistress. When Susan is found dead, Tom is assigned to the case of finding the killer who is believed to be a KGB mole! Tom could soon become a suspect when a Polaroid negative of him was found at Susan's place. He now has only a few hours to find the killer before the computer regenerates the photo. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A tightly wound and engrossing thriller! See more »


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R | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Deceit  »

Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$35,509,515 (USA)
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Trivia

The big red bumper sticker on the back of Sam Hessleman's wheelchair seat reads: "Of Course I'm drunk, I'm no stunt driver!" See more »

Goofs

When Tom "steals" the government car getting repaired he tears the rear bumper off as it drops off the lift. When you see the car again on the highway the bumper is back on the car. See more »

Quotes

Susan Atwell: Are you one of them?
Tom Farrell: One of what?
Susan Atwell: These hypocrites. All posh and shiny getting ready for four more years of ramming it to the rest of us.
Tom Farrell: You're pretty cynical.
Susan Atwell: Adequate to the occasion.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits appear in orange and then disappear, similar to the reconstruction process for the incriminating photograph of Tom. See more »

Connections

Version of Police Python 357 (1976) See more »

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WILD THING
By Chip Taylor
Published by Blackwood Music, Inc.
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exciting and suspenseful
24 May 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

to me,this is a brilliant political/military suspense/thriller.it's starts off pretty quickly and just goes from there.there isn't a lot of time for character development in this movie,but the suspense and intrigue makes up for it.there are some great actors here,including Kevin Costner,Gene Hackman,and Will Patton.Costner and Hackmman are good,but Patton really impressed me here.George Dzunda also stars and his role is small,but i thought he was very good.i also liked Sean young.it's too bad we don't see her in that many movies.many people might say this is a formulaic movie,and that could be true,but there are bad formulaic movies and good formulaic movies.for me,this falls into the very good category.for one thing,it kept my attention the whole time and was very exciting.my vote for No Way Out:a 9/10


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