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Deadfall (1993)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  8 October 1993 (USA)
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After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But... See full summary »

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Joe Donan
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Diane
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Eddie
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Pete
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Morgan "Fats" Gripp
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Sam
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Baby's Babe
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Zane
Clarence M. Landry ...
Larry (as Clarence Landry)
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After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But Uncle Lou is also a confidence artist, and Joe is soon drawn into his increasingly dangerous schemes. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Rated R for violence, sexuality, drug use and strong language | See all certifications »

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Cary Elwes and Tom Waits were considered for the role of Morgan "Fats" Gripp, before Charlie Sheen got the part. See more »

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Joe Donan: Most people like to think they have some degree of control over their lives. The truth is we're subject to the influence of others. Those who appreciate this can make a lot of money from those who don't. But any small-time grifter who ever dealt off the bottom of a deck can tell you that. What I can tell you about is the price one pays for peddling confidence. How every mark you fleece takes away a piece of your soul, and what happens when you try to pick up the pieces.
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Courtesy of Andy Rehfeldt
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So Bad it's great
30 May 2003 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

This movie is a must see simply because it is so horrible. Just poor film making with an even poorer script performed by a good cast. It was recommended by a friend (as a great bad movie) and we were near tears from laughter as a continuous parade of well-knowns spit out one cheesy line after another.


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