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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

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C.C. Drood
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Helen Drood
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Buddy (as Don Opper)
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Jim Campbell
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Det. Benjamin Smiley
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Det. John Gilbert
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Bobby Nye
Herta Ware ...
Mrs. Raines
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Bean
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Frank
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Mrs. Margaret Bell
Sasha Delgado ...
Girl at Nursery
Joshua Caceras ...
Boy at Nursery
Marty Levy ...
Detective
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Storyline

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 <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Hot kiss. Cold sweat. Last chance. Slamdance. See more »

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Mystery | Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

2 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Slamdance  »

Box Office

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$406,881 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Lisa Niemi (playing Miss Schell) had to do the scene in which Drood crashes in on her dead body twice, once naked for the movie and once wearing underwear for the trailer, so that the trailer could be rated for all audiences. See more »

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It'll Knock The Wind Outta' Ya!
11 February 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Ready for a wild ride into the underworld?

Murder, sex, Mafia, cops, love and marriage ... Slamdance has it all!

C.C. Drood* is a cartoonist but his life is anything but a comic strip. When an affair with a mystery woman he meets at a friend's club leads to murder and his implication, life turns upside down for Drood. Just wanting to reunite with his wife and their daughter, Drood has to solve a mystery that even the cops can't figure out. And life begins to imitate art ... the art of being treacherous!

==========> *TOM HULCE is C.C. Drood. Tom, again, brings us a complete character ... as real as life. Drood has a funny side, a serious side, a vulnerable side and a loyal side. He shows us the chaos of being caught in a lie and the struggle of trying to straighten it out. Drood is a great role and is done to perfection by Hulce!


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