Slam Dance (1987)

R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  2 October 1987 (USA)
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An artist, framed for the murder of a woman, is drawn into a web of corruption, blackmail and deceit.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
C.C. Drood
Helen Drood
Buddy (as Don Opper)
Jim Campbell
Det. Benjamin Smiley
Det. John Gilbert
Bobby Nye
Herta Ware ...
Mrs. Raines
Mrs. Margaret Bell
Sasha Delgado ...
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Joshua Caceras ...
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A cartoonist who had an affair with a girl who is murdered gets himself embroiled in a high-level cover-up of a sex scandal involving his lover. By using his artistic talent to try and reconstruct the scandal, he attracts attention to himself by the people involved, and becomes a target himself. Written by Ed Sutton <>

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An erotic thriller. It's _not_ about dancing. See more »


Mystery | Thriller


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Release Date:

2 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Slamdance  »

Box Office


$406,881 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Wayne Wang tried to get his name off the picture after creative interference from the producers. See more »


Drood: Fugitive elf!
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My Heart At Thy Voice
from the opera "Samson et Dalila" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performed by Adelaide Sinclair and Nolan Van Way
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Another classic from the pen of Don Opper
14 June 2000 | by (Staffs, England) – See all my reviews

Maybe I am biased when I say that as I only rented this out because Don Opper wrote it and played a part. But that's only because he's good at what he does. Five years after writing and staring in the classic film Android he made this downbeat conspiracy mystery which has a good handful of funny bits stuck in for good measure. A woman is dead and the police are suspectful of an artist who called into the police after escaping from some strange guys with guns. The plot is slowly revealed as to what is going on. Although this movie doesn't really have enough twists in it than it should have had it is still rock solid entertainment, why Adam Ant is in there as the artist's mate I'll never know. Rent it out and see what you think. 7 out of 10

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