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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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Harmless Ho-Hum Fantasy
13 March 2001 | by (Denver, Colorado) – See all my reviews

I wanted to like this movie, but it's rather dull. I'm sure it looked better on paper. The environment of a commodities trading floor just isn't exciting enough to hold my attention...for one thing, I don't understand it. The screenwriters foresaw this problem...and included lots of scenes explaining the soybean trade to me. I became less enthused with each passing minute. The stars, Nancy Allen and Brad Hall, just aren't charismatic enough to carry a film. The girl who plays the Devil in Disguise (Donitra Vance) tries her damnest to liven up the proceedings...but merely becomes annoying. This would have been a much better movie if Dean Stockwell and his beautiful, cunning accomplice were the major stars...instead, they do their best with supporting parts. Only there's nothing here to support.


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