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Gotham (1988)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Thriller  |  21 August 1988 (USA)
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Eddie is a private detective. When a client asks him to help persuade his ex-wife to leave him alone, Eddie says yes. Nothing strange about that ?, well 'ex' refers to the fact that she ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
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Eddie Mallard
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Rachel Carlyle
Colin Bruce ...
Charlie Rand
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Debbie
Kevin Jarre ...
Tim
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Father George
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Jimbo
Michael Chapman ...
Landlord
Alec Willows ...
Bartender
Jack Creley ...
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Peter Jobin ...
Doorman
Michael Villella ...
Cop (as Michael Villela)
David Cryer ...
Waiter
Molly Johnson ...
Female Singer
Hugh McCarten ...
Piano Player
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Eddie is a private detective. When a client asks him to help persuade his ex-wife to leave him alone, Eddie says yes. Nothing strange about that ?, well 'ex' refers to the fact that she died 10 years ago. Eddie thinks this will be an 'easy money' case, but soon falls for the beautiful woman who insists she's no ghost. Is she, or isn't she ?. Watch and find out. Written by Rob Hartill

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Some Passions Can Be Deadly

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Thriller

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21 August 1988 (USA)  »

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The Dead Can't Lie  »

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The address Rachel gives Eddie (330 Central Park West) does not and cannot exist because all the residences on Central Park West all have odd-numbered addresses. (The "even-number" address side of the street is the side of the street that Central Park borders.) See more »

Quotes

Eddie Mallard: Why would you taker her WORD for it?
Charlie Rand: The dead, Eddie; they can't lie. They can try to fool you; they can lead you into lies; but they can't speak a lie with their own lips.
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Every Step of the Way
Written by J.B. White
Performed by J.B. White
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A must see for Tommy Lee Jones fans
10 July 1999 | by (virginia, usa) – See all my reviews

How do you stop your dead wife from harassing you? Hire a good detective who can tell her to stop. Tommy Lees Jones portrays a down on his luck gumshoe is approached by a man who is being followed by his dead wife. Jones figures if the man is crazy enough to offer his money, he's just crazy enough to help him. Is she dead? Check the refrigerator, take a cruise but stay out of the church. This made-for-tv film keeps you going, wondering just who is seeing things. Don't close your eyes for too long or you just might miss something. If you like a good mystery, this one is a sleeper-keeper. You might have to look on the back shelf of the video store to find it but however it's worth the search. A great movie for a rainy weekend afternoon.


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