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Limit Up (1989)

PG-13 | | Fantasy, Comedy | 3 November 1989 (USA)
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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Casey Falls
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Peter Oak
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Marty Callahan
Danitra Vance ...
Nike
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Julius
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Chuck Feeney
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Andy Lincoln
William Woff ...
Rusty (as William J. Woff)
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Sasha
Robbie Martini ...
Assistant to Mr Oak
Teressa Ovetta Burrel ...
Clark
Winifred Freedman ...
Pit Recorder
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Richard Martini ...
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Kellie Joy Beals ...
Reporter
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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 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 <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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

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Fantasy | Comedy

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3 November 1989 (USA)  »

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Eine teuflische Karriere  »

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Sally Kellerman: nightclub singer. See more »

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Soybean Shuffle
Music by John Tesh and Mike Hanna (as Michael Hanna)
Used with Permission of Teshmusic (BMI) and Leftcoast Music (ASCAP)
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Ray Charles plays God
23 February 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Film is a sweet retelling of a stale tale: selling your soul to the devil.. in this case, it's Nancy Allen selling her soul so she can be a successful soybean trader at the Chicago Board of Trade. Cameo by Ray Charles as God is great, and Danitra Vance (from Broadway, since passed away) is terrific as his assistant Nike. Look for great perfs from Dean Stockwell as the nasty boss, and Brad Hall as the quirky boyfriend. Also gives an insiders view of commodity trading. Sort of Wall Street meets Bedazzled.


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