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Heart Condition (1990)

A racist cop receives a heart transplant from a black lawyer he hates, who returns as a ghost to ask the cop to help take down the men who murdered him.

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Jack Moony, a white cop, has it in for a black lawyer to the drug crowd, Napoleon Stone. That Stone is now dating his ex-girlfriend doesn't help matters at all. Stone is shot after Moony suffers a heart attack and wakes to find that he not only has a new heart, but that it is Stone's and that Stone's ghost is now his constant companion. Stone is insistent that Moony not only take care of his heart now but that Moony solve his murder. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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2 February 1990 (USA)  »

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$4,134,992 (USA)
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Apart from William Shakespeare's period comic romance Much Ado About Nothing (1993), this 1990 picture is the last out-and-out comedy movie [to date, October 2013] that Denzel Washington has made and has never done one ever since. See more »

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When Mooney and Stone's mother are standing at the foot of the bed and Mooney opens his shirt, you can see Stone's mother's hand on his chest, but in the next shot, she is just now reaching for his chest. See more »

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Jack Moony: You go to hell!
Napoleon Stone: That's what I'm trying to avoid.
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References First Blood (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Please Don't Go
Music and Lyrics by Big Joe Williams
Performed by Bob Hoskins and Denzel Washington
Published by MCA Music Publishing, A Division of MCA Incorporated (ASCAP)
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Good movie
15 November 2000 | by (Phoenix) – See all my reviews

Obviously, this is not a Neil Simon movie, but the actors do a good job with the script given. It was funny and an interesting twist to the subject matter (after all, making death and a heart attack funny is a big order). No, this is not "Ghost" but then "Ghost" was a drama not comedy. Overall, a good movie and worth seeing!


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