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May 1988 (USA) See more »
The Most Dangerous Choices Are Made With The Heart
A crooked American businessman tries to push the shady influential owner of a nightclub in Newcastle, England to sell him the club. The club's new employee and the American's ex lover fall in love and inadvertently stir the pot. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Melanie Griffith ... Kate

Tommy Lee Jones ... Cosmo

Sting ... Finney

Sean Bean ... Brendan

James Cosmo ... Tony
Mark Long ... Patrick
Brian Lewis ... Jim
Ying Tong John ... 1st Heavy
Mick Hamer ... Pianist
Ian Hinchcliffe ... Man at Record Shop
Andrzej Borkowski ... Andrej
Caroline Hutchison ... Finney's Secretary Jean
Les Wilde ... Customs Officer
Desmond Gill ... Man in Airport Lounge
Benny Graham ... Passport Officer

Scott Hoxby ... Bob (as Derek Hoxby)
Catherine Chevalier ... Cosmo's Secretary
Brendan P. Healy ... Airport Official (as Brendan Philip Healy)
Clive Curtis ... Cosmo's Bodyguard
Heathcote Williams ... Peter Reed
Fiona Sloman ... Hotel Receptionist
Roderic Leigh ... Counciller Perry
Dulice Liecier ... Carol
Richard Hawley ... Weegee's Manager
Elizabeth M. Mason ... Waitress (as Elizabeth Mason)
Tony Bluto ... Chef
Don Weller ... Himself
Andrew Cleyndert ... Don Weller Band
Mark Taylor ... Don Weller Band
Nick Pyne ... Don Weller Band
Nicholas Lumley ... Bouncer
Cy Benson ... Bouncer
Keith Edwards ... Barman
Louise Hobkinson ... Finney's Woman
Prunella Gee ... Mrs. Finney
Guy Manning ... Hotel Waiter

Alison Steadman ... Mayor
Peter Marshall ... Chief Constable
Czeslaw Grocholski ... Old Polish Man
Dorota Zieciowska ... Christine (as Dorota Zienska)
Denny Ferguson ... Night Porter

Bill Fellows ... Workman (as Billy Fellowes)

Al Matthews ... Radio DJ
Charlie Hart ... The Krakow Jazz Ensemble
Paul Jolly ... The Krakow Jazz Ensemble
Terry Day ... The Krakow Jazz Emsemble
Mel Davis ... The Krakow Jazz Emsemble
Ed Deane ... The Krakow Jazz Ensemble
Davey Payne ... The Krakow Jazz Ensemble
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Del Hart ... Musician (uncredited)
D. James Newton ... Barman (uncredited)

Directed by
Mike Figgis 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mike Figgis  written by

Produced by
Nigel Stafford-Clark .... producer
Alan J. Wands .... associate producer
Original Music by
Mike Figgis 
Cinematography by
Roger Deakins (director of photography)
Film Editing by
David Martin 
Casting by
Deborah Brown 
Pamela Guest  (as Pamela Rack)
Mary Selway 
Teresa Topolski 
Production Design by
Andrew McAlpine 
Art Direction by
Charmian Adams 
Costume Design by
Sandy Powell 
Makeup Department
Aileen Seaton .... hair stylist
Jenny Shircore .... makeup artist
Production Management
Russell Needham .... unit manager
Russell Needham .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Heckstall-Smith .... third assistant director
Crispin Reece .... second assistant director
John Watson .... assistant director
Art Department
Dave Allen .... stand-by stagehand
Rob Anderson .... stand-by carpenter
Nicola Ball .... art department assistant
Les Benson .... property master
Les Jiggins .... stand-by painter
Charlie Leon .... assistant art director (as Charles Leon)
Stella Siu Lie-Ang .... art department assistant
Sue Morrison .... property buyer
Andrew Palmer .... stand-by props (as Andy Palmer)
John Palmer .... stand-by props
Colin Rutter .... construction manager
Guy Rutter .... stagehand
Hank Schumacher .... construction
Eric Strange .... dressing props
Renato Casaro .... poster designer (uncredited)
Sound Department
Michael Danks .... sound editor
Steve Evans .... assistant sound editor
Ray Gillon .... stereo sound consultant
Tony Jackson .... sound recordist
Justin Kaufmann .... assistant sound editor
Justin Krish .... dubbing editor
Peter Murphy .... sound trainee
Andy Nelson .... dubbing mixer
Brian Saunders .... assistant dubbing mixer
Rosie Straker .... boom operator
Thomas White .... assistant sound editor trainee
Special Effects by
Arthur Beavis .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Geoff Axtell .... opticals
Tom Lucy .... stunts
Denise Ryan .... stunt coordinator
Jason White .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Richard Broome .... camera grip
David Bryant .... focus puller
Roger Deakins .... camera operator
Roger Edwards .... camera operator
Micky Hand .... best boy electric
John Higgins .... gaffer
Martin Holland .... generator operator
Micky James .... electrician
John Jones .... electrician
Jeremy Kelly .... assistant camera
Ken Mellin .... still photographer
Roger Seal .... electrician
Les Silk .... stand-by rigger
Nikki Williams .... clapper loader
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sue Honeybourne .... wardrobe supervisor (as Sue Honeyborne)
Lisa Stephenson .... costumer
Paul Treacy .... costumer
Romany Turner .... wardrobe runner (uncredited)
Location Management
Simi Bedford .... location manager
Music Department
Gemma Dempsey .... music coordinator
Tom McGuinness .... music coordinator
Ray Williams .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Francis Brant .... driver
John Crisp .... driver
Ray Gibbs .... driver
David J. Link .... driver (as David Link)
Jim McDowall .... driver
Graham Millman .... driver
Jerry O'Connor .... driver
Other crew
Kevin Aldridge .... caterer
Geoff Axtell .... title designer
Libbie Barr .... script supervisor
Hilda Booth .... production accountant
John Booth .... production assistant
Matthew Bowles .... production runner
Louise Coulter .... production accountant
Andy Darbon .... caterer
Jane Greenhalgh .... assistant to producers
Andy Hindes .... production runner
Lucretzia Larry .... majorettes coordinator
Catherine O'Brien .... unit publicist
Katy Radford .... production coordinator
Paul Waites .... production runner
Julia Williamson .... production runner
William Gottlieb .... thanks
David Redfern .... thanks
Wilma Wilcox .... thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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93 min
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Partly filmed on location in the UK's Newcastle-upon-Tyne, birthplace of co-star Sting.See more »
Brendan:Did you mean what you said?
Kate:What did I say?
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13 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Overwhelming film noir atmosphere, 4 January 2000
Author: Angeneer from Athens, Greece

I consider myself lucky I found it on the TV, even if I had lost a bit of the beginning. I will definitely rent it again. This film has an excellent atmosphere and absorbs you instantly. A great soundtrack compliments excellent performances by the four leads. The plot may be a little weak, but it is the feeling of the movie that plays a primary role. I even liked the love story inside, which is very unlike me. I see it is quite underrated here in IMDB, but for me it is a solid 9. Mike Figgis is an extremely talented director and this is a good example of his qualifications. Strongly recommended!

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