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High Stakes (1989)

A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

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Bambi / Melanie Rose
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John Stratton
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Slim
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Karen Rose (as Sarah Gellar)
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Jill
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Bob
Eddie Earl Hatch ...
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Harvey
June Stein ...
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Good Time Man
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Woman in Bar
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A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

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17 November 1989 (USA)  »

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Sarah Michelle Gellar's movie debut with a screen credit. See more »

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Melanie Rose: Go ahead, shoot me! Come on, you're a man, shoot me if it makes you so happy!
Slim: Happy? Happy?
[laughs]
Slim: Shhhhhhit...
[he walks away]
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Boring.
2 August 1999 | by (Phoenix, Arizona) – See all my reviews

That's really the only word that describes this little known flick. About a woman who's in with the mob, in which they threatened to kidnap her daughter, and the woman is also involved with some police officer. Watch out for Sarah Michelle Gellar in the role of the daughter, which is the only good thing about this movie. * out of *****.


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