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Love at Large (1990)

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A down and out private detective (Berenger) is asked by a beautiful woman (Archer) to follow her lover (Young) because she thinks he may be planning to kill her. Due to her poor description... See full summary »

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Stella Wynkowski
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Miss Dolan
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Mrs. Ellen McGraw
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Hiram Culver, Used-Car Salesman
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A down and out private detective (Berenger) is asked by a beautiful woman (Archer) to follow her lover (Young) because she thinks he may be planning to kill her. Due to her poor description she's in danger. He ends up following the wrong man, but discovers the wrong man has some sleazy secrets himself. Meanwhile another detective (Perkins) has been hired to follow Berenger, and they eventually decide to work together to find out what is really going on. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Love is the only lead worth following.


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9 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Ahava B'Ma'akav  »

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$1,436,308 (USA)
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Harry's car is a 1974 AMC Ambassador. Stella's car is a 1964 1/2 Plymouth Barracuda (which has the largest backlight ever fitted to an American-made car). See more »

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Harry Dobbs: Ever want kids, Stella?
Stella Wynkowski: Kids, uh?
Harry Dobbs: Yeah, little people that run around with your face.
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Searching For A Heart
Written and Performed by Warren Zevon
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Decent low-key comedy.
22 June 2004 | by (Houston) – See all my reviews

I saw this film referred to as a comedy, but I hadn't remembered it as such when I first saw it some years ago. I suppose that it is, but it is funny in a wry sort of way, never a laugh out loud way. I don't know where Tom Berenger got that gravelly voice for this movie, but it seems to fit the part okay. Elizabeth Perkins was lovely and good as an angst-filled gal trying to be a private I. It was interesting to see Neil Young in a small acting role. He did OK. It makes me wonder how hard acting really is. Anne Archer was so totally gorgeous, I almost didn't realize how ridiculous her character was. This ended up being a pretty enjoyable film, if you don't go into it with unrealistic expectations. Grade: B


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