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Glitz (1988)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller  -  21 October 1988 (USA)
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Vincent Marra is a Miami cop on medical leave in Puerto Rico, where he's being stalked by a sex offender he testified against. Vincent's girlfriend leaves him for a job as a "hostess" in an... See full summary »

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Vincent Marra is a Miami cop on medical leave in Puerto Rico, where he's being stalked by a sex offender he testified against. Vincent's girlfriend leaves him for a job as a "hostess" in an Atlantic City casino, then turns up dead. In Puerto Rico, a cabbie is also found dead. It's up to Vincent to travel to Atlantic City to see if there is a connection. Written by Jeff Olsen

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Low key thriller. (spoilers)
1 January 2006 | by (Orlando, Florida) – See all my reviews

Glitz is a rather hard-to-find, but low-key made-for-TV thriller, and a nice surprise. Despite speedy introduction of events, the story flows without much hallaboo of action. Easy-going Jimmy Smits plays a surprisingly more orthodox cop (than is typical of these movies) investigating a young woman's death following a plunge from a balcony window, an investigation which leads him to an old nemesis (John Deihl as a sadistic creep), among others in Cuba and Atlantic City's criminal underground. In the end, it becomes a test of who is going to get to other first. Well worth a try if your in the mood for a fluid cop drama.


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