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One False Move (1992)

R | | Crime, Drama | 8 May 1992 (USA)
A small town police chief awaits the arrival of a gang of killers.

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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
Kevin Hunter ...
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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1.37 : 1
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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

When Pluto staggers out of the house and dies he is face down, but when the detective arrives to check him, he is face up. See more »

Quotes

Dale 'Hurricane' Dixon: I figure we can wait up in the woods. The bad folks show up... we'll put the stopper in the bottle like
[snaps fingers]
Dale 'Hurricane' Dixon: that.
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert Holiday Video Gift Guide (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Me with Your Love
Written and Produced by Odette Springer and Matthew Ender (as Matt Ender)
© 1987 Spidey Music (ASCAP) and Cookies and Milk Music (BMI)
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Forget about sticking to a plan.
5 March 2003 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

Bloody, ruthless and very interesting early writing success for Billy Bob Thornton. After a drug buy goes bad, Ray(Thornton)and Pluto(Michael Beach)with pretty Fantasia(Cynda Williams)in tow head from California to Star City, Arkansas. Waiting there in the middle of nowhere is the local sheriff Bill Paxton and he is eager to go from small time to the big time. With or without the help of a couple of L.A.'s finest on the case, the young sheriff is out to prove himself. The finale is a burst of action. Also in the cast are Jim Metzler and Earl Billings. Billy Bob, with pony tail and all, will be no disappointment for his fans.


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