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Amsterdamned (1988)

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A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Eric Visser
Monique van de Ven ...
Laura
Serge-Henri Valcke ...
Vermeer
Hidde Maas ...
Martin Ruysdael
Wim Zomer ...
John van Meegeren
Tanneke Hartzuiker ...
Potter
Lou Landré ...
Chef
Tatum Dagelet ...
Anneke Visser
Edwin Bakker ...
Willy
Pieter Lutz ...
Skipper
Barbara Martijn ...
Prostitute
Door van Boeckel ...
Maniac (as Door van Boekel)
Simone Ettekoven ...
Salvation Army Soldier
Koos van der Knaap ...
Environmentalist #1
Pieter Loef ...
Environmentalist #2
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A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying city officials and leaving few clues for the city's best detective, who doesn't suspect that both his new girlfriend and twelve-year-old daughter may be closer than he is to finding the killer. Written by Blue Dragon <movies@sharyl.mailstop.com>

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Be glad you're afraid. It means you're still alive. See more »


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25 November 1988 (USA)  »

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Amsterdamned  »

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Trivia

During the filming of the speedboat chase, the boat with actor Huub Stapel crashed into a wall, what resulted in several injuries and took him out of shooting for three weeks. See more »

Goofs

When the old man that lives on the barge loads the shotgun, you can see that the primers on the shells have indentation marks in their centers, signifying they have already been fired. See more »

Quotes

Laura: I got us a reservation for dinner. For three by candlelight at a fish restaurant.
Eric Visser: A fish restaurant?
Laura: You don't like fish?
Eric Visser: Uhh, no. I don't like anything that comes out of the water.
Laura: I came out of the water, Eric.
Eric Visser: Well, you're the one exception. Ahhhhhh!
[purposely puts foot in the water to scare Laura then laughs]
Laura: [smacks Eric in the arm] You clown!
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Connections

Referenced in We zijn weer thuis: Schrijven en wrijven (1991) See more »

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Miserere
(aria from Il Trovatore)
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Interpreted by Maria Callas and 'Albert Lance' 8qv)
Published by Memoria / Frequenz 1987 by 'Salvatore Caruselli' / Maria Callas in Paris
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This is DAMNED good fun !
6 April 2001 | by (Amsterdam, Holland) – See all my reviews

Amsterdamned is the best Dutch movie I have ever seen (I haven't seen the Assault or Karakter !). The film is great fun to watch, Good action-sequences and great humour that only dutch people will understand. How can an american understand language like Goat-fucker or Rusk-dick. The acting is not bad. Huub Stapel and Monique van der Ven (Turkish Delight) are well casted and the setting, Amsterdam, is perfectly picked. Together with Paris there isn't a prettier city. Although the water-sequences look a lot like jaws, I wouldn't call it a rip-off.

A fine piece of Dutch cinema!


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