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If Looks Could Kill (1991)

 -  Action | Comedy  -  15 March 1991 (USA)
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When Michael Corben, along with the rest of his high-school French class, set out for a trip to France, he runs headlong into international intrigue: Agent Michael Corbin has just been ... See full summary »

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Areola Canasta
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When Michael Corben, along with the rest of his high-school French class, set out for a trip to France, he runs headlong into international intrigue: Agent Michael Corbin has just been disposed of by the evil forces of Augustus Steranko. When it's learned that Michael Corbin is alive and well, and still on his way to France, he's beseiged by both the good guys and the bad guys. British Intelligence outfits him with a series of James-Bond-like gizmos, and Steranko sends more would-be assassins after him. Can Michael stop the evil Steranko's plans for European domination? Written by Rick Munoz <rick.munoz@his.com>

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He's a student mistaken for a spy. Now all he has to do is rescue a beautiful girl, save all of Europe, and graduate from high school. No problem. See more »

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They actually shot the airport scenes in 2 airports. The departure was in Dorval (YUL for any aviation fan) and the arrival was shot in Mirabel (YMX). See more »

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The bullet deflector on the red Lotus is down and then up again on the following shot. See more »

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[when Michael is fighting Zigesfeld]
Michael Corben: Hey, your dick's on fire!... Made ya look!
[Zigesfeld's glove rips off, revealing his robotic hand]
Zigesfeld: Rrrrrrrrr!
Michael Corben: Shit!
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Referenced in Agent Cody Banks (2003) See more »

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IF LOOKS COULD KILL (NO TURNING BACK)
Written by Antonina Armato and Danny Sembello
Performed by Glenn Medeiros
Produced by Denny Diante
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3 August 2007 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Almost animated in its style is this 'James Bond' type flick from writers Fred Dekker and Darren Star about mistaken identity. "If Looks Could Kill" is comically entertaining for the most part, if very silly and extremely predictable.

William Dear has toned the violence right down and used cartoon characters acting out a cartoon script. Richard Grieco and the support cast (including Roger Rees, Robin Bartlett and Gabrielle Anwar) have fun and so do we, as long as we don't expect any serious cinema! Linda Hunt steals the show as the wicked lady with a whip for a necklace. "If Looks Could Kill" is good entertainment for youthful audiences.

Tuesday, September 3, 1991 - Knox District Centre


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