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White Sands (1992)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  24 April 1992 (USA)
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A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.

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Deputy Sheriff Ray Dolezal
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Lane Bodine
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Greg Meeker (as Sam Jackson)
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Bert Gibson
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FBI Agent Flynn
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Noreen
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Roz Kincaid
Alexander Nicksay ...
Ben Dolezal
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Delmar Blackwater
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FBI Agent Ruiz
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Ken Thorley ...
Harold Kleinman
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Casanov
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Peterson
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A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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The most dangerous way to solve a murder... Become the victim.


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Rated R for violence, language, and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »
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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

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$9,011,574 (USA)
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Warner Bros. briefly considered re-titling the film "Quicksand". See more »

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Gorman Lennox: [ending a business discussion] Foreplay's over, Lane. It's time to fuck.
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Really good New Mexico Suspense!
9 February 2002 | by (AZ) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie on the racks at video stores for years. I have never been tempted to view it. Since I saw it on Cinemax, I say that I like it. Willem DeFoe plays a cop who becomes wrapped up in this undercover scheme involving half a million dollars. He pretends like he is this man who was found dead in the desert. The great thing about this movie is that it takes turn after turn and twist after twist. All the characters, played by Sam Jackson (a great actor) and Mickey Rork are not who you really think they are. The scenary is great to. The entire film was shot in New Mexico. Scenes of Taos and Santa Fe are plentiful. This is a must see movie for Willem Defoe fans. I rate this movie a hefty 7 out of ten stars.


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