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Unlawful Entry (1992)

After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and ... See full summary »

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Rosa, the Hooker
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After a break-in at their house, a couple gets help from one of the cops that answered their call. He helps them install the security system, and begins dropping by on short notice and unofficial patrol, and spends a lot of time discussing the couple's problems with the wife. The husband begins wondering if they're getting too much help. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Desire, passion, lust... It's a deadly game of obsession.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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26 June 1992 (USA)  »

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Fatale Begierde  »

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$57,138,719 (USA)
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The movie was made a year after the big box office hit Terminator 2 Judgement Day (1991), which also had a bad LAPD cop, played by Robert Patrick, but the twist was, he was a shape shifting Terminator. Ray Liotta later worked with Robert Patrick in Cop Land (1997), in which they both were corrupt cops. See more »

Quotes

Michael Carr: I think our cop friend is a little too tightly wound.
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Hollywood's Fear of Love (1993) See more »

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NATIONAL CRIME AWARENESS WEEK
(Alfred Hitchcock Presents Mix)
Written by Ron Mael and Russell Mael
Performed by Sparks
Courtesy of Virgin Music America
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Brilliant.
5 July 2002 | by (Devon,England) – See all my reviews

Unlawful entry stars Kurt Russel and Madeline Stowe as a couple who are burgled.Ray Liotta plays the lonely cop who comes to their assistance. Ray Liotta soon gets friendly with the couple with one intention,Micheals (Kurt Russel) wife.One night when Micheal drives around with Pete (Ray Liotta) when he's at work,he gets to see the violent side of him.Micheal warns his wife,but she still sees him as a nice guy.Pete starts getting at them in the worst possible ways to try and seduce the wife.

Unlawful entry is one of my all time favourite thrillers.It has all the elements of a perfect thriller.A good storyline,tension,thrills and suspense.Believe me the tension does really build towards the end to. I would reccomend it to anyone who loves thrillers,it just crackles with tension and suspense.I rate 4/5.


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