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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)  »

Also Known As:

Um Espírito Grudou em Mim  »

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$4,134,992 (USA)
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Trivia

The name of the medical facility where the heart transplant was performed was the "Memorial Hospital". 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

[Stone, now in spirit form, sneezes]
Jack Moony: How can you be sick? You're dead!
Napoleon Stone: It's psychological.
[Moony laughs]
Napoleon Stone: What's so funny?
Jack Moony: A hypochondriac spook.
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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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It's like the Ghost - but Bob is not Demi
16 September 1998 | by (Pécs, Hungary) – See all my reviews

"Ghost" was a huge success. In the same year James Parriot's "Heart Condititon" made us feel deja vu. His film is boring, brutal and too serious for a comedy actor like Bob Hoskins (who really made us nervous with his personal "Mona Lisa"-style by the end of the movie). Denzel Washington seems to be boring too. Parriot ain't got gift for filmmaking.


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