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In a hotel room in Paris, a doctor comes out of the shower and finds that his wife has disappeared. He soon finds himself caught up in a world of intrigue, espionage, gangsters, drugs and murder.

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Storyline

A doctor and his wife go to Paris for a medical conference. While showering, his wife disappears. His lack of language, and the odd way she disappeared makes it nearly impossible for him to find any official help in his search as he enters the punk/drug culture to find out what has happened to her. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Danger. Desire. Desperation. See more »


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Release Date:

26 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Búsqueda frenética  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$17,637,950 (USA)
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Due to studio pressure, 15 minutes were trimmed from the original running time and a new ending was shot. See more »

Goofs

At about 39 mins, Dr Walker calls Dede and leaves a message on his answer machine, part of what Dr Walker says is "I'm s.., it's important," a short time later, when he asks the concierge to translate the tape, Dr Walker's message is heard saying "I'm sorry, it's important." See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sondra Walker: Do you know where you are?
Richard Walker: No, it's changed too much.
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Crazy Credits

The opening and closing credits scroll over the streets of Paris. See more »

Connections

References Rio Bravo (1959) See more »

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I Love Paris
Written by Cole Porter
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Simplicity at its best

An excellent film from start to finish. The plot is somewhat simple, but the acting of Harrison Ford (Walker) and Emmanuelle Seigner (Michelle) throughout make it an unmissable movie. At times it seemed as if Walker and Michelle would 'get it on', especially in the dance scene in The Touch of Class Club. However Walker didn't let his mind slip for one minute, totally focused on rescuing his wife.


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