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Heart Condition (1990)

 -  Action | Comedy | 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
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Crystal Gerrity
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Captain Wendt
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Mrs. Stone
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Dr. Posner
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Harry Zara
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Graham
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Peisha (as Eva LaRue Callahan)
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Senator Marquand
Robert Apisa ...
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Dillnick
Lisa Stahl ...
Annie
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Posner's Assistant
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Storyline

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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The pump action comedy. See more »


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2 February 1990 (USA)  »

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Heart Condition  »

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$4,134,992 (USA)
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Trivia

The second out-and-out racial comedy that Denzel Washington has starred in. In this film, black Denzel Washington dies and his heart is transplanted into white cop Bob Hoskins. In the earlier Carbon Copy (1981), made and released about one decade earlier in 1981, white George Segal discovers his son is a black Denzel Washington. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Napoleon Stone: You are dancing around with a cheeseburger!
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Soundtracks

Baby Please Don't Go
Music and Lyrics by 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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