Up 35,177 this week

Final Embrace (1992)

R  |   |  Thriller
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 57 users  
Reviews: 2 user

A detective assigned to protect a pop singer gets romantically involved with her twin sister after the singer is murdered.


0Check in

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3599 titles
created 25 Aug 2011
a list of 215 titles
created 08 May 2012
list image
a list of 1419 titles
created 20 May 2013
a list of 10000 titles
created 01 Jun 2014

Related Items

Search for "Final Embrace" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Final Embrace (1992)

Final Embrace (1992) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Final Embrace.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Playback (1996)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

The marriage of David Burgess, a senior executive, and his beautiful wife, Sara Burgess, an interior designer, is under great strain because David is in the process of putting together the ... See full summary »

Director: Oley Sassone
Stars: George Hamilton, Tawny Kitaen, Shannon Whirry
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Jimmy Boland is a man unjustly accused of a brutal crime. Within the prison he must fight for survival, freedom and justice.

Director: Oley Sassone
Stars: Don 'The Dragon' Wilson, Richard Roundtree, Gregory McKinney
Swing Shift (1984)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A woman finds romance when she takes a job at an airport plant to help make ends meet after her husband goes off to war.

Director: Jonathan Demme
Stars: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti
Silk Stalkings (1991–1999)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Cassandra "Cassy" St. John and Tom Ryan are the new duo in town. It is now their job to catch the killers of Palm Beach. They are ex-partners, who got married, and then divorced. Now they ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Estes, Mitzi Kapture, Charlie Brill
Spaceballs (1987)
Adventure | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Planet Spaceball's President Skroob sends Lord Dark Helmet to steal Planet Druidia's abundant supply of air to replenish their own, and only Lone Starr can stop them.

Director: Mel Brooks
Stars: Mel Brooks, John Candy, Rick Moranis
Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs. The four of them acquire special powers, and decide to form a superhero group called ... See full summary »

Director: Oley Sassone
Stars: Alex Hyde-White, Jay Underwood, Rebecca Staab
Body Trouble (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Director: Bill Milling
Stars: Dick Van Patten, Priscilla Barnes, James Hong


Complete credited cast:
Kyle Lambton
Candy Vale / Laurel Parrish
Dee McCafferty ...
Adrian Waring
Wally Kurth ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mike Castagnola ...
Toledo Diamond ...
Max Hunt ...
Video Editor
Benjamin Jurano ...
Sergeant Petrie
Gloria LeRoy ...
Howard Shangraw ...
John Shepphird ...
Crashing Cop


Candy Vale has it all. Hip and sexy she rules the MTV crowd with her voluptuous voice and her beautiful body until one morning, when the police discover her brutally beaten corpse...Enter Laurel, Candy's younger sister, who is determined to uncover the mystery of her sister's death. She teams with Kyle, a hotblooded young cop. What the two discover is a world where music and murder dance hand in hand and best friends can quickly turn into deadly enemies. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




R | See all certifications »




Also Known As:

Cold Sweat  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


Touch Me in the Dark
Written by Gary Earl and Robin Earl
Performed by Gary Earl and Robin Earl
Administered by Roger and Julie Music (ASCAP), Gary and Robin Earl Music (BMI) and EL Mac Gregor Music (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Created From Tired Themes Used In Countless Other Less Than Pleasing "Erotic Thrillers".
19 October 2005 | by (Mountain Mesa, California) – See all my reviews

With this Roger Corman produced "erotic thriller", some talented personnel are on board, particularly as members of the crew, but a silly script handily jettisons any chance this work may have had to climb above the standard of its scarcely engrossing genre, with additional shortcomings being poor acting and desultory direction. The movie opens, as may be expected, with the first of several softcore love scenes, this one connecting Holly Parish, or "Candy Vale" (Nancy Valen), a pop singer, and her lover, police detective Kyle Lambton (Robert Rusler), assigned to protect her following death threats, and obviously paying specially close attention to his duty, with the pair's amourous activity a shallow substitute for development of characterization, in any event here but sketchy. After the culmination of their lovemaking, Holly informs Kyle that he has meant little to her other than for his basic masculine virtues, and the lovelorn lawman exits in a huff, whereupon his charge is promptly murdered in her home, an act that serves to emphasize probable dereliction of duty on the part of her affectionate bodyguard. An obvious suspect for the slaying is the anonymous author of the threats, a Scripture babbling stalker fan of Holly Vale, who has named himself "John/Peter", but as Kyle and his senior detective partner, played by Dick Van Patten, investigate the facts relating to the homicide, they discern that others may have benefited from the permanent sealing of the singer's lips, among them an aspiring successor to Vale, Jeri Page (Linda Doná), whose modest warbling skills are plainly quite as undernourished as those of the late vocalist. A previously unknown to the world and ostensibly shy identical twin sister of Holly, Laurel Parish (naturally also portrayed by Valen), enters the story only to discover that, whereas she is the only living relative of the deceased, a scheme is afoot by Jeri along with her and Holly's video director to defraud the twin of her due proceeds from Vale's songs, while a record company executive is also somehow engaged in the fiscal plotting, with all together forming ingredients to elicit interest from the concerned detectives. As will be surprising to only the most sluggish of viewers, Laurel then assumes the persona of her expired sibling, donning the latter's wig and so forth, causing comically reestablished warm responses from Candy's lover Kyle, her rival Jeri, and peripatetic murder suspect John/Peter, and the entire cycle of bizarre goings-on resumes, as corpses proliferate. The film is weakly directed and the playing is uninspired at best, the wooden Rusler only sporadically altering his expression of vague confusion in order to yell a bit, but one may well enjoy some interesting scoring from composer Daniel Licht, and design based production values are quite high for this budget deficient affair, but these are scant help against a hopelessly foolish screenplay that allows the greatest entertainment yield to come from the appearance of a body double for Valen in a shower sequence.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Final Embrace (1992) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: