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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
Frederick Coffin ...
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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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15 March 1991 (USA)  »

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$7,788,597 (USA)
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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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At the dinner table, the champagne glass in front of Michael is alternately full and empty. See more »

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[Blade crashes through the window, surprising Steranko and Ilsa]
Blade: Steranko.
Augustus Steranko: Mr. Blade, I suggest you leave before you start an international incident.
Blade: You mean like the one you're planning?
Ilsa Grunt: If this is a business call, you'll need an appointment.
Blade: Maybe next time.
Ilsa Grunt: There will BE no next time!
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References We Are The World: The Story Behind The Song (1985) See more »

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TEACH ME HOW TO DREAM
(love theme from "IF LOOKS COULD KILL")
Written by David Foster and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Robin McAuley
Produced by David Foster
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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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