Director:

Writers:

(story), (story) (as Larry J. Rattner) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Three spoiled college girls are held responsible for a handicapped boys death.

Director: Eleanor Gaver
Stars: Michelle Johnson, John D'Aquino, Neill Barry
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Detective DaVonzo and his young partner Elliott are putting together a murder mystery with the help of a jigsaw puzzle but will all the pieces be together in time to save DaVonzo's daughter?

Director: Jag Mundhra
Stars: Chad Everett, Michelle Johnson, Michael Sabatino
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A man and a woman sharing a psychic link meet and fall in love, but the woman's influential and powerful husband stands in their way.

Director: Andrew Stevens
Stars: Andrew Stevens, Shannon Tweed, Joe Cortese
Body Shot (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Paparazzi photographer Mickey Dane is obsessed with elusive pop singer Chelsea, and his attempts to capture her on film often land him in trouble. He jumps at the chance to photograph a ... See full summary »

Director: Dimitri Logothetis
Stars: Robert Patrick, Michelle Johnson, Ray Wise
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

An eccentric, East German inventor/defector travels to Los Angeles to sell a prototype revolutionary new car that runs on vegetables and produces no pollution, but he runs into one madcap ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Turteltaub
Stars: Thomas Gottschalk, Billy Dee Williams, Dom DeLuise
The Donor (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A man on a mountain vacation with two friends goes home with a woman he's never met. He wakes up to find that one of his kidneys has been surgically removed. He spends the rest of the film ... See full summary »

Director: Damian Lee
Stars: Jeff Wincott, Michelle Johnson, Falconer Abraham
Moving Target (1996)
Action | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A bounty hunter with a pregnant wife who is urging him to get a regular job gets framed for murder and trapped in a war between Russian gangsters.

Director: Damian Lee
Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Ardon Bess, Michelle Johnson
Adventure | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

After Doreen has been possessed by the devil on her wedding night, her groom Hank, and her rebellious brother Travis, put aside their differences to travel across country from Chicago to ... See full summary »

Director: Gary Michael Schultz
Stars: Frank Zieger, Joey Bicicchi, Erin Breen
Specimen (1996)
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

After his grandmother's death, 24-year-old Mike Hillary sets off in search of who he thinks is his real father. Little does he suspect the real scenario: his late mother was impregnated by ... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Douglas O'Keeffe, Ingrid Kavelaars
Blood Ties (TV Movie 1991)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

This film concerns the exploits of the "Carpathian American" society in Long Beach. Carpathian Americans are just like any other expatriate organization, they enjoy family get together, and... See full summary »

Director: Jim McBride
Stars: Harley Venton, Patrick Bauchau, Kim Johnston Ulrich
Revenge (2000)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A serial killer, whose victims are men with similar pasts, is tracked by a policewoman.

Director: Marc S. Grenier
Stars: Alexandra Paul, Vlasta Vrana, Anthony Michael Hall
Wishful Thinking I (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A screenwriter rescues a gnome. When the gnome tells him he will grant him a wish, he uses it to get the girl of his dreams.

Director: Murray Langston
Stars: Murray Langston, Michelle Johnson, Ruth Buzzi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Paul Hellwart
...
Henry
...
Girl
...
Cowboy Jack (as M.K. Harris)
Teddy Wilson ...
Billy
...
Curly
...
Chris Wood
Hal Shafer ...
Loren
Joe Shea ...
Lyman
...
J.J. Birke (as Jeffrey Arbaugh)
John Lavachielli ...
Tall Thug
...
Thug #1
Anthony Cecere ...
Thug #2
...
Jimmy
Mike De Luna ...
Restaurant Assassin
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aposta Arriscada  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

THERE'S AN ANGEL IN MY LIFE
Performed by Darryl Jensen
Written & Produced by Deborah Holland
Published by Animal Logic Music, Inc./Big Biscuit Music (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Likable characters in a noirish thriller with laughs ..........
2 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

M.K. Harris and Peter Berg are low level thugs for mobster boss Terrence Stamp in "Genuine Risk", a very entertaining film indeed. Berg is the horse racing degenerate, recruited into crime by his good friend Harris. After Berg is "checked out" in the local bar for her boyfriend Stamp, a torrid affair between Berg and the mobster's trollop, Michelle Johnson, commences.. "Genuine Risk" is an unusual mix of violence and humor, although I never felt the movie was intended as "dark comedy". Our hero, Berg, takes some serious punishment, from Sid Haig playing a bookmaker, in a minor role. This is a truly surprising sleeper, featuring likable characters, a slightly off kilter story, and a fairly outrageous conclusion. Recommended for admirers of the genre. - MERK


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Genuine Risk (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?