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Iron Maze (1991)

In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his ... See full summary »

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Barry Mikowski
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Hiroaki Murakami ...
Sugita
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Jack Ruhle
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Mayor Peluso
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Eddie
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Mikey
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Charlie
Francis John Thornton ...
Womack
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Councilman (as Jeffrey J. Stephen)
Mark Lowenthal ...
Dr. Rathman
Goh Misawa ...
Tanazaki
J. Michael Hunter ...
Louis
Lenora Nemetz ...
Margie
Steve Aronson ...
Jo Jo
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In Corinth, a dying town 15 miles from Pittsburg: One evening, a Japanese businessman, who wanted to tear down the closed iron mills to build an amusement park, is found half dead in his mill. Bellboy Barry admits to have done it - in self defense. Chief Ruhle interrogates him and Sugito's young wife and business partners, but it takes a while, until he gets through the maze of apparently contradictory statements. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Passion. Betrayal. Murder. Three different stories. Three different lies.

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Drama | Thriller

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1 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Acéllabirintus  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Goofs

Boom mic in plain sight during the hotel reception scene and the scene with Chris Sugita and Jack Ruhle at the hospital. See more »

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Features Bad Day at Black Rock (1955) See more »

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THE END (AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW)
By Sidney Jacobson & James Krondes (as Jimmy Krondes)
Performed by Earl Grant
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Total waste of time .......
10 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An attempted murder of a Japanese businessman in a dying Pennsylvania steel town had plenty of promise. The red herrings are introduced at a rapid rate, like the disgruntled steel workers who don't want an amusement park taking the place of their union jobs, or the town rebel played by Jeff Fahey wanting to run off with the businessman's wife, or the wife herself, Bridget Fonda, wanting her husband out of the picture. Different characters tell police captain, J.T.Walsh, their version of the murder attempt in flashbacks. If all this sounds confusing, it is. "Iron Maze" is also convoluted, pointless, ridiculous, and a total waste of time. - MERK


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