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One False Move (1992)

R | | Crime, Drama | 8 May 1992 (USA)
In Los Angeles, after a violent drug rip-off, the Los Angeles Police Department detectives find the identity of the trio - the sadistic I.Q. of 150 and college graduate Lenny "Pluto" ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Fantasia - Lila Walker
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Lenny 'Pluto' Franklyn
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Dud Cole
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John McFeely
Natalie Canerday ...
Cheryl Ann
Robert Ginnaven ...
Charlie
Robert Anthony Bell ...
Byron
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Ronnie
Phyllis Kirklin ...
Mrs. Walker
Meredith 'Jeta' Donovan ...
Bonnie
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Bobby (as James D. Bridges)
Phyllis Sutton ...
Jackie
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Darren
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In Los Angeles, after a violent drug rip-off, the Los Angeles Police Department detectives find the identity of the trio - the sadistic I.Q. of 150 and college graduate Lenny "Pluto" Franklyn; his not so bright buddy in San Quentin Ray Malcolm; and his girlfriend Fantasia. Their further investigation indicates that the criminals are fleeing to Star City, Arkanas, and LAPD detective Dud Cole and his partner John McFeely contact the local Chief of Police Dale 'Hurricane' Dixon and they head to the little town. The yokel family man Dale, who is used to resolve domestic issues, is fascinated with the chance to participate of a manhunt and befriends the two detectives. But when he sees the picture of Fantasia, he recognizes her as Lila Walker and is haunted by his past, hiding a secret about Lila Walker. Written by Anonymous

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All it takes to bring him down is one bullet... one woman or... One False Move. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for drug content | See all certifications »

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8 May 1992 (USA)  »

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$1,543,112 (USA)
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Billy Bob Thornton and Cynda Williams got married after filming was completed. They were divorced before the film was released two years later. See more »

Goofs

Ray slaps Jackie when she's against the wall, makes her mouth bleed, and some gets on her shirt. Later, when she's bound and gagged on the floor, the blood has disappeared. See more »

Quotes

Cheryl Ann: He don't know no better, he watches television. I read non-fiction.
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Connections

References North by Northwest (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Show You Right
Written and Performed by Michael Sutton, II
Produced by Michael Sutton
© 1991 Mibren Music (ASCAP) and Illegal Film Music (ASCAP)
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Two movies in one.
20 October 2002 | by (Chantilly, VA) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie twice. The first time, for the whole movie I was on the edge of my seat. This was an intense film. From the extremely brutal beginning to the climatic end, I couldn't relax once. I did notice the fact that race played no factor; all colors were represented on both sides. In 1992, I had seen over fifty movies at the theater so I put together a top ten list and this movie made it easily. Since I knew how the movie would play out, on my second viewing I was able to look for other things. This time I noticed though the thrilling aspects of the film were used to set the movie in motion, underneath there was an examination of big city meets rural town. Amazingly, the main characters weren't treated as stereotypes. Each character (I count six) was fleshed out but not too much. There were no judgments on which life was better or any advantages or disadvantages to either style of living. In a lot of ways the film reminded me of John Sayles' movies. In other words a movie that a lot of thought went into making it. A great film.


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