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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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$4,134,992 (USA)
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The movie was first released in the same 1990 year as other ghost / poltergeist pics Ghost (1990) and Ghost Dad (1990). 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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Napoleon Stone: You are dancing around with a cheeseburger!
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Referenced in Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Geek Tragedy (1992) See more »

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Can't Get Enough Of You Baby
Music and Lyrics by S.A. Williams
Performed by Ray Baker, Kieran Mulroney, George Kyle, Bill Applebaum
© 1989 Katja Motion Picture Corporation
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Rather good, although might have been even better with this idea
22 August 2002 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

I'll start out by saying that the rather funny basic idea behind "Heart condition" is certainly excellent. Chubby and short Caucasian bum cop gets the heart of a black lawyer ha hates and has to deal with his ghost. Unfortunately the idea is too good because I admit the film might have been even better. Of course it provides lots of funny moments and the two actors Hoskins and Washington are spectacular but the script could have been even wilder. I recommend "Heart condition" to everyone who wants couple of decent laughs or people who just have an urge to check out what Denzel Washington was doing eleven years before his Oscar awarded role in "Training day".


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