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Third Degree Burn (1989)

Scott Weston is a private investigator who is supposedly hired by a rich businessman to determine whether or not his beautiful wife is fooling around behind his back. During the course of ... See full summary »

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Scott Weston
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Anne Scholes
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Clay Reynolds
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Julie Cartwright (as C.C.H. Pounder)
Mary Armstrong ...
Anita Stevens (as Mary J. Armstrong)
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Lomax
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Del Routh
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Dan Rourke
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Gus Levin ...
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Gutierrez
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Frank Gaudy
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Scott Weston is a private investigator who is supposedly hired by a rich businessman to determine whether or not his beautiful wife is fooling around behind his back. During the course of his investigation Weston begins his own steamy affair with the wife. The husband then turns up dead and Weston becomes a prime suspect. Did he do it? Has he been set up? Or is he the victim of a third degree burn? Written by Les MacDonald <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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28 May 1989 (USA)  »

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Virginia Madsen is HOT enough to burn someone
7 May 2003 | by (Long Island Motor Parkway) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed this film as a modern Film Noir. Virginia Madsen is very

sexy (probably at her peak here), a good actress, & has the look of

a 1940s starlet. I can't be as positive about Treat Williams, who

seems a bit out of his element here. The plot is satisfying,

although it's been done before, & done better. If you're a fan of

Madsen's, you'll be happy with this film. If you don't like her, you

may be disappointed with the movie. I rate it 8/10, mostly based on

the heat generated by Madsen & the style of the film.


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