A Miami hotel owner finds danger when be becomes romantically involved with the wife of a deposed general from the Dominican Republic where he fought many years back.

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George Moran
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Mary DeBoya
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Jiggs Scully
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Nolen Tyner
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Andres DeBoya
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Rafi
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Loret
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Jerry Shea
Tony Bolano ...
Corky
Adrianne Sachs ...
Anita DeBoya
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Mario Prado (as Robert Escobar)
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Luci Palma (as Maria M. Ruperto)
Vivian Addison ...
Maid Lula
Brooke Becker ...
Philly
Fara Schiller ...
Marilyn
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An American veteran (Weller) of the Dominican Republic intervention (LBJ era) is running a hotel in Miami, and is trying to put the memories of the intervention behind him. He gets involved with a former Dominican Republic general's wife (McGillis). He then gets duped through a series of intricate plot twists into helping a group of people trying to rip the general off. Based on the novel by Elmore Leonard. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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In the heat of passion lies the coldest desire. See more »

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20 October 1989 (Portugal)  »

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Kelly McGillis has cited the film as discouragement from pursuing acting. She hates the film and did not have a good experience during filming. See more »

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Referenced in A Short Film About the Long Career of Abel Ferrara (2004) See more »

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I'LL BE THE ONE
Performed by JIM BULLOCK
Music by Greg De Belles (as Greg Debelles)
Lyrics by Greg De Belles (as Greg Debelles) and Darleen Carr
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Should have been better.
20 January 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Cat Chaser" is an uninspired and confused novel knock-off which doesn't equal the sum of its many talented parts. The film involves romance, lust, greed, murder, deceit, etc. but comes off flat, one dimensional, and lacking the passion of its plot. An okay journeyman B-flick which should have been better but still has its moments and might satisfy the needy couch potato.


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