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Heart Condition (1990)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  2 February 1990 (USA)
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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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A tough cop. A dead lawyer. Every partnership has its problems. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Fantasy

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2 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Un ange de trop  »

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$4,134,992 (USA)
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Talked into making this film by his agent, Denzel Washington fired him shortly afterwards. See more »

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When Jacky Moony is climbing the stairs with his groceries, the groceries in the paper bag shift positions in between shots. See more »

Quotes

[after Moony has another heart attack]
Napoleon Stone: I know we got issues, but rejecting your heart isn't going to make things easier, now is it?
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References The Parent Trap (1961) See more »

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Uzube Nami Baba
Performed by Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Published by Shissa International
Courtesy of Gallo GRC Records
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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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