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Chains of Gold (1991)

Scott Barnes (Travolta) is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy (Lawrence) from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an ... See full summary »

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Che Che
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Donaldson
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Vincent
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Scott Barnes (Travolta) is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy (Lawrence) from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP, run by Carlos (Bratt). Written by Angela Anuszewski <axa143@psu.edu>

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In the war on drugs... he was their secret weapon! See more »


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Cadenas de oro  »

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Filmed in 1989 for a theatrical release, but debuted on cable television. See more »

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22 April 2000 | by See all my reviews

An enjoyable film in my mind. Travolta is especially good in a movie about a social worker's determination to save his friend after he is kidnapped by the drug dealers that he worked for. Sure, this is hardly a perfect movie, but it will entertain you for 95 minutes.


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