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Kim Basinger is 16 years older than Uma Thurman who plays her sister in the film, although the line "Our mother left us when we were very little" suggests their characters are much closer in age.
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The medical name of the illness that Heather Evans (Kim Basinger) was said to have in the film was "pathological intoxication" which is a true real-life medical disorder that can exist. Also known as "pathological alcohol intoxication", according to M.H. Hollender in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, the condition "appears as a diagnostic term in DSM-II and DSM-III, is defined in a psychiatric dictionary and is described in several textbooks".
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Uma Thurman's then husband, Gary Oldman, apparently has a cameo here. He had also appeared in Phil Joanou's previous movie "State of Grace".
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This was the second movie in about five years where actress Kim Basinger portrayed a character who underwent a dramatic personality change after drinking alcohol. The first film had been Blake Edwards' comedy Blind Date (1987).
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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), Final Analysis (1992), 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).
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Eric Roberts, Uma Thurman, and Kim Basinger have all appeared in Batman adaptations. Kim Basinger in Batman (1989) Uma Thurman in Batman & Robin (1997) Eric Roberts in The Dark Knight (2008)
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Part of an early 1990s American Hollywood cycle of suspense-thriller movies which included various neo-noir and neo-Hitchcock films.
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Second and final [to date, December 2015] of two cinema movie collaborations of actor Richard Gere and actress Kim Basinger. The films are No Mercy (1986) and Final Analysis (1992) which were both made and released around six years apart.
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John Boorman had originally planned to direct the film.
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Appearing in this murder-suspense-thriller as a defense attorney was actor Paul Guilfoyle who would later go on to find popular fame in the forensic science television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000).
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Film critic Leonard Maltin pointed-out that actor "Harris Yulin appears unbilled as the prosecuting attorney".
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Final film of actor Rico Alaniz.
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About Final Analysis (1992), Kim Basinger has said: "I was in my own world for that film. I never saw it."
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The name of the medical facility was the fictional "Overland State Hospital".
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The type of object that was the murder weapon was a spinlock adjustable shiny metal dumbbell.
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