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Her Alibi (1989)

A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows ... See full summary »

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A writer of BAD detective novels is in full writers' block. He pretends to be the alibi of a beautiful woman who was arrested for murder at first thinking her innocent, but as she shows more and more interesting abilities (such as knife throwing) he begins to doubt his first assessment. He is still falling for her, but more and more nervous as time passes, and there are more close calls with death on his part. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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3 February 1989 (USA)  »

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Mi testigo preferido  »

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$18,699,037
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The movie received a Worst Actress Razzie nomination for Paulina Porizkova at the 10th Golden Raspberry Awards but she lost out on the Razzie to Heather Locklear for The Return of Swamp Thing (1989). See more »

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When the lieutenant came to visit Phil at his home, when he's at the front door it is pitch black outside, but as they move to the den downstairs, you can clearly see it's still daylight. See more »

Quotes

Nina: [On the way to the hospital, regarding the arrow she has accidentally shot into Phil's right buttock] What will you tell the doctor?
Phil Blackwood: That I shot myself.
Nina: With a bow and arrow?
Phil Blackwood: I didn't know it was loaded!
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FALLING IN LOVE
Written and Performed by Randy Newman
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Her Alibi
16 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

Entertaining mystery-farce with Selleck as a novelist who suspects a beautiful woman is trying to murder him. Porizkova is lovely in her film debut as the woman.


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