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Shattered (1991)

Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about ... See full summary »

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Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet shop owner and part time private detective Gus Klein who is supposedly done some work for him prior to the accident. Klein helps Merrick to find out more about his past and true identity. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A love he can't forget. A murder he can't remember.


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Rated R for sensuality, language and violence | See all certifications »

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11 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,511,031 (USA)
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Trivia

The make and model of the red sports car seen in the film was according to the IMCDb a 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera Targa 3.2. Similarly, the IMCDb states that the make and model of Judith Merrick (Greta Scacchi)'s white luxury car was a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL [R107]. See more »

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At the end of the movie, Gus is completely dry despite having been underwater only a few minutes earlier. See more »

Quotes

Gus Klein: So your wife had an affair. You've never had an affair, Mr. Merrick?
Dan Merrick: As a matter of fact, I have. But I'm not sure with who.
Gus Klein: [laughing] That could keep a guy on his toes, huh?
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Referenced in The Ring (2002) See more »

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NIGHTS IN WHITE SATIN
Written by Justin Hayward
Performed by The Moody Blues
Published by Essex Music, Inc.
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Products, a division of
PolyGram Group Distribution, Inc.
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The final revelation IS shattering...
6 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Petersen's skillful direction and a cleverly constructed script combine to make this a thoroughly entertaining and absorbing thriller. On the first viewing, you're likely to dismiss the shocking and unpredictable ending as "far-fetched" and "unbelievable" (at least that's what I did), but see it again and you'll realize that the story DOES stand up to scrutiny; there are no scenes that cheat the viewer here. Bob Hoskins steals the show as the likable private detective. And overall, this a movie worth seeing. (**1/2)


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