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Limit Up (1989)

PG-13  |   |  Fantasy, Comedy  |  3 November 1989 (USA)
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Casey Falls is the assistant of commodity trader Peter Oak, but wants to get a license herself. When the diabolic Nike appears and promises to make her successful by use of her supernatural... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Casey Falls
Peter Oak
Marty Callahan
Danitra Vance ...
Chuck Feeney
Sandra Bogan ...
Andy Lincoln
William Woff ...
Rusty (as William J. Woff)
Robbie Martini ...
Assistant to Mr Oak
Teressa Ovetta Burrel ...
Winifred Freedman ...
Pit Recorder
Richard Martini ...
Kellie Joy Beals ...


Casey Falls is the assistant of commodity trader Peter Oak, but wants to get a license herself. When the diabolic Nike appears and promises to make her successful by use of her supernatural abilities, Casey hesitantly accepts. By correctly predicting the price of soybeans, she manages to make a career, but the price that Nike demands is high: she wants Casey's soul! Written by Tom Zoerner <>

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In a man's world, a working girl can use a little magic to get ahead.


Fantasy | Comedy


PG-13 | See all certifications »




Release Date:

3 November 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eine teuflische Karriere  »

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Written by O'Kelly Isley (as O. Kelly Isley), Ronald Isley and Rudolph Isley
Performed by The Dynatones
Used with Permission of Windswept Pacific Entertainment Co. d/b/a Longitude Music Co.
Courtesy of Rhino Records, Inc.
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Still holds up
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I got a chance to catch this film recently after all these years. Ray Charles plays God! Hilarious. Nancy Allen in a role that would have been great for Sharon Stone. Danitra Vance is hilarious doing her own comic twist - I saw her on Broadway some years ago, before she passed away - and comic Brad Hall from Sat. Night Live does a cool comic turn as the goofy boyfriend. Good wins over evil, and Ray Charles rules the day once again. In a nutshell, this soybean trading floor runner meets up with her guardian angel (which she thinks is the devil - it can't be a spoiler if the movie is this old) who tries to get her to corner the soybean market. Why would anyone care if the soybean market is cornered? Turns out that soybeans run the world, or so it's told in this fairy tale. I don't know, maybe I'm just not as jaded as I should be, but I loved seeing the soybean traders screaming bloody murder over their daily cash, and Ray Charles doing comedy. I wish this film would come out on DVD.

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