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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 ... See full summary »

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Dan Merrick
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Gus Klein
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Judith Merrick
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Jenny Scott (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
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Jeb Scott
Debi A. Monahan ...
Nancy Mercer
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Rudy Costa
Jedda Jones ...
Sadie
Scott Getlin ...
Jack Stanton
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Lydia
Donna Hardy ...
Pet Shop Woman (as Dona Hardy)
Frank Cavestani ...
Cop
Jasmin Gabler ...
Jeb's Secretary
Charlene Hall ...
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Dierk Torsek ...
Dr. Benton
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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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$11,511,031 (USA)
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One of a cycle of thrillers made during the early 1990s which were set around husband and wife characters. The films include Malice (1993), Deceived (1991), Shattered (1991), Mortal Thoughts (1991), Consenting Adults (1992), Unlawful Entry (1992), Presumed Innocent (1990), Guilty as Sin (1993), Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) and A Kiss Before Dying (1991). See more »

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An asthma inhaler is not an aqualung. Klein could not have kept breathing underwater because he had his inhaler with him. It relies on mixing the steroids with the surrounding air; it doesn't itself provide oxygen. See more »

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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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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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