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Blue Desert (1991)

 -  Thriller  -  9 January 1991 (USA)
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Two men rattle a comic-book artist who has moved to a desert town after her trauma in New York.

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Steve Smith
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Lisa Roberts
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Randall Atkins
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Joe
Sandy Ward ...
Walter
Peter Schrum ...
Burly Man (as Pete Schrum)
Anne Bellamy ...
Emily
Chris Latta ...
Phone Man (as Christopher Collins)
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William Karp
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Ed O'Donnell
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Elderly Lady 1
Anita Keith ...
Elderly Lady 2
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Mugger
Diane Adair ...
Nurse (as Diane Diefendorf)
David Ursin ...
Doctor
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After surviving rape, comic-book artist Lisa Roberts is moving from New York City to small town in Arizona. But there's danger in small towns too. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <Pkojovic@concentric.net>

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When the desert turns blue... danger begins. See more »

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9 January 1991 (USA)  »

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Aventuras no Deserto Azul  »

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Feature directorial debut for Bradley Battersby. See more »

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William Karp: Lisa, can you tell me something? Why do you think it is he chose you to attack?
Lisa Roberts: I have no idea.
William Karp: Now didn't you tell us you were raped 6 months ago?
Lisa Roberts: Yes. But I don't see what that has to do...
William Karp: Lisa, what does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: What do you mean, what does that say to me?
William Karp: What does that say to you?
Lisa Roberts: [no response]
William Karp: I'll tell you what it says to me. It says there's a pattern here. A first-time victim becomes a second-time victim, and a second-time victim often becomes a third. We see it all the time. ...
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Good Lookin' Liar
Performed by Larry Dean
Written by Larry Dean, Jon Robert Sloan, and Robert Bordy
Courtesy of USA Music Group, Real Shooters Music and Left Hand Music
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Courtney Cox stuck in a comic book script ..........
24 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is an awful lot wrong with this picture, beginning with a script that is both obvious and redundant. Courtney Cox plays a comic book artist who escapes to a small desert town after being raped twice in the big city. She immediately is stalked by a local who appears quite unhinged (Craig Sheffer), and who seems to be attempting a third rate Mickey Rourke imitation. D.B. Sweeny is a local cop, who is supposedly there to protect and serve. Meanwhile, the script manipulates the audience as to who's really the good guy? Logic flies out the window after the first ten minutes and never returns, and there are more unanswered questions than there should be. If you think "Blue Desert" might be saved by the wonderful Philip Baker Hall, you will be disappointed. His part is insignificant, just like the entire movie. - MERK


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