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The Squeeze (1987)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  10 July 1987 (USA)
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A mysterious black box spells danger to a con man and female detective.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ric Abernathy ...
Bouncer
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Harry Berg
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Ralph Vigo
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Rachel Dobs
Bobby Bass ...
Poker Player
Leslie Bevis ...
Gem Vigo
Lou Criscuolo ...
Kurt
Ray Gabriel ...
Security Guard
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Joe
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Rigaud
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Freddy
Richard E. Huhn ...
Police Clerk
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Nick
Jeffrey Josephson ...
Al
Liane Langland ...
Hilda
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Storyline

His ex-wife asks the unsuccessful gambler and inventor Harrison for a small favor: to get her a parcel from a friend's apartment - without telling him what's in it. Suddenly he finds himself assaulted by villains and shortly after even under suspect of murder. The inexperienced P.I. Rachel is hired by an unknown party to rid him of the parcel - but soon befriends him. Together they try to figure out what kind of game is being played. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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The comedy thriller on a lucky streak. See more »


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10 July 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alkalom szüli a milliomost  »

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$2,228,951 (USA)
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Trivia

Jenny Wright was originally cast as the lead role, but replaced by Rae Dawn Chong. See more »

Goofs

When Rachel goes to her office to talk to her boss a Boom mic can be seen going up and down twice, up to her head. See more »

Quotes

[only line, character's last words]
Titus: [to Rachel Dobs] I could have loved you.
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Features She-Ra: Princess of Power (1985) See more »

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BOY TOY
Performed by TIA
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Wasted Acting Squeezes This Movie Into Obscurity.
10 June 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

THE SQUEEZE is a pathetic excuse for a film, let alone a comedy. Michael Keaton stars with Rae Dawn Chong in this awful film about a guy who gets caught up in a crime rap of some sorts. People would rather go play in the park instead of watching this pure waste of celluloid. A wasted cast and a tedious script easily makes this one of the most worthless flops in cinema history.

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