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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Lloyd Fonvielle (written by)
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Release Date:
21 August 1988 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Some Passions Can Be Deadly
Plot:
Eddie is a private detective. When a client asks him to help persuade his ex-wife to leave him alone... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A must see for Tommy Lee Jones fans See more (17 total) »

Cast

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Tommy Lee Jones ... Eddie Mallard

Virginia Madsen ... Rachel Carlyle
Colin Bruce ... Charlie Rand

Denise Stephenson ... Debbie
Kevin Jarre ... Tim

Frederic Forrest ... Father George

J.B. White ... Jimbo
Michael Chapman ... Landlord
Alec Willows ... Bartender
Jack Creley ... Grandfather
Peter Jobin ... Doorman
Michael Villella ... Cop (as Michael Villela)
David Cryer ... Waiter
Molly Johnson ... Female Singer
Hugh McCarten ... Piano Player

Directed by
Lloyd Fonvielle 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Lloyd Fonvielle (written by)

Produced by
Keith Addis .... executive producer
Gerald I. Isenberg .... executive producer
Eli Johnson .... co-producer
David J. Latt .... producer
 
Original Music by
George S. Clinton 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Chapman 
 
Film Editing by
Evan A. Lottman 
 
Casting by
Pam Dixon 
 
Production Design by
Carol Spier 
 
Costume Design by
Linda Matheson 
 
Production Management
Deb LeFaive .... production supervisor
David A. Shepherd .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Reid A. Dunlop .... second assistant director
David Hoffert .... third assistant director
Margaux Mackay .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Owen Langevin .... sound mixer
 
Stunts
Harry Madsen .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stewart Aziz .... second assistant camera
Raymond Fortune .... gaffer
Barry Goodwin .... best boy
Brian Harper .... first assistant camera
Gordon Langevin .... camera operator
Ron Renzetti .... dolly grip
John Williamson .... still photographer
 
Editorial Department
Marypat Plottner .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Virginia S. Ellsworth .... music editor
 
Other crew
Jaap Broeker .... stand-in: Tommy Lee Jones
Christopher Comrie .... assistant accountant
Susan Kavesh .... production coordinator
William James Kennedy .... stand-in
Eric T. Snyder .... assistant locations (as Eric Snyder)
Michael Tough .... location manager
Mimi Wolch .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Dabney Coleman .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Dead Can't Lie" - , USA (working title)
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Runtime:
98 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Tommy Lee Jones would later appear in the 1995 movie "Batman Forever", which is set in the fictional Gotham City.See more »
Quotes:
Rachel Carlyle:There's nothing fair about me, Eddie. I start the game owning Boardwalk and Park Place... and everybody pays. Thanks for the drink, Eddie. It was fun.See more »
Soundtrack:
Every Step of the WaySee more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
A must see for Tommy Lee Jones fans, 10 July 1999
Author: sondi moore (sondi_m@hotmail.com) from virginia, usa

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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