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Miami Blues (1990)

 -  Crime | Drama | Romance  -  20 April 1990 (USA)
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When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cecilia Pérez-Cervera ...
Stewardess
Georgie Cranford ...
Little Boy at Miami Airprt
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Krishna Ravindra at Miami Airport
José Pérez ...
Pablo
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Sgt. Hoke Moseley
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Susie Waggoner
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Sgt. Bill Henderson
Matt Ingersoll ...
Mourning Hare Krishna
Jack G. Spirtos ...
Pickpocket Victim
Raphael Rey Gomez ...
Pickpocket
Tony Paris ...
Pickpocket's Accomplice
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Toy Store Cashier
William Taylor Anderson Jr. ...
Crack Dealer
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When Fred Frenger gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, Florida, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student/prostitute Susie Waggoner. Opposing Frenger is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, especially since the job of cop in 1980's Miami is getting crazier all the time. Written by Reid Gagle

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Real badge. Real gun. Fake cop.


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$9,888,167 (USA)
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Suzanne Vega was up for the role of Susie Waggoner. She dropped out to make her third album "Days of Open Hand". See more »

Quotes

Frederick J. Frenger Jr.: I wrote two, heh.
Susie Waggoner: Well, maybe I get extra credit.
[Notices pork chops in kitchen sink]
Susie Waggoner: Hey! Where did you get these?
Frederick J. Frenger Jr.: Dumb question. Are you a nosy rosy?
[Doorbell rings]
Frederick J. Frenger Jr.: What the hell was that man?
Susie Waggoner: The doorbell. Talking about dumb questions.
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Features Green Acres (1965) See more »

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SPIRIT IN THE SKY
Performed and written by Norman Greenbaum
Courtesy of Transtone Records c/o Celebrity Licensing, Inc.
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Psycho savages city
12 February 2004 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

When a simple sorta hooker becomes the lover of an insane loser her life spirals more and more into a pit. Her eyes refuse to open while her boyfriend soothes each bump in the road with another easy lie. Partly comedy, but mostly dramatic look at a man doomed because of absolutely no morals or compassion; he lives only to take and take and take. No award winner but worth seeing.


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