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Sea of Love (1989)

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A detective investigating a series of murders becomes involved with a woman who may be the culprit.

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Frank Keller is a New York detective investigating a case of a serial killer who finds the victims through the lonely hearts column in newspapers. Keller falls in love with Helen, the main suspect in the case. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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In search of a killer, he found someone who's either the love of his life... or the end of it. See more »


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15 September 1989 (USA)  »

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Prohibida obsesión  »

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$58,571,513 (USA)
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One of two 1989 movies starring actress John Goodman which were first released in that year. The other film was Steven Spielberg's Always (1989). See more »

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In one scene as Frank is getting out of bed, he is shown putting on his underwear. But as he gets up to pull them all the way up, you can tell that he already had them on before he got out of bed. You see the elastic band. See more »

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Det. Sherman: Think you could go for a babe with a dick?
Det. Frank Keller: Depends on her personality, really.
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Referenced in Sea of Lust (1990) See more »

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BEYOND THE SEA
Written by Charles Trenet and Jack Lawrence
Performed by Bobby Darin
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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An intense film noir with so many different shades…
23 September 2008 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

Within a kind of light and shadow there's almost a trademark photography for a film noir movie, and "Sea of Love" is a film that takes place in the shadows…

Al Pacino plays Frank Teller, a self-conscious detective—in search of a serial killer—drawn into a torrid sexual relationship with an attractive young woman he met in a super market when all the good citizens of the city are asleep and the people who are walking around are the ones who are leading the most solitary lives…

Helen Barkin is just so right for the part… You can believe her when you see her dressed in her red leather jacket and tight jeans… She's a lady of the night, sexy as hell, and a woman who can take care of herself… Between her and Pacino, there were enough attraction that's deep but also there were feelings of vulnerability and suspicion…


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