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Impulse (1990)

 -  Thriller  -  6 April 1990 (USA)
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Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be ... See full summary »

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Lottie Mason
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Stan
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Lt. Joe Morgan
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Charley Katz
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Rossi
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Frank Munoff
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Tony Peron
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Nick Savage ...
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Dan Bell ...
Anson
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Ted Gates
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Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attempting to help Stan, the District Attorney, set-up a drug buy with a witness he needs for another case, they seem to have mutual attraction in each other. Lt. Joe Morgan has the hots for her, but she cant stand him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Shes an undercover cop. Seduced by a fantasy. Trapped in a mystery. Led by a dangerous impulse. Its easy to lose control.

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Lisa Kudrow made her acting debut on this film, but her part ended up on the cutting room floor. See more »

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Lt. Joe Morgan: I feel like a goddamn mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed bullshit.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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Tango
Music and Lyrics by Mark Tschanz
Performed by Mark Tschanz
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There's just one reason to watch "Impulse"
25 December 2003 | by (brooklyn NY) – See all my reviews

Fairly interesting movie about an undercover policewoman which unfortunately gets muddled. As the story tries to cover too much ground that in the end leaves everyone watching confused and unconcerned about what it's trying to tell them.

Trying to mix big time drug dealers and protected witnesses who the DA is trying to get to testify against their former associates, the mob, with an obsessive and corrupt police officer. Together with an undercover policewoman who has enough problems outside as well as inside the police department doesn't jell together in this very complicated and confusing movie.

Besides all the negative things one can say about the movie "Impulse" the one very positive thing about the film is the appearance and acting of it's beautiful and talented star Teresa Russell. Teresa makes you, in many cases, forget the plot holes and inconsistencies of the movie just by watching her whenever she's on the screen.


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