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Deadfall (1993)

 -  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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Huey
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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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Crime | Drama

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

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8 October 1993 (USA)  »

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A Emboscada  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Nicolas Cage came onto the set dressed up with a wig, albino contact lenses and dark sunglasses because he thought this would add more authenticity to the character of two-bit hustler, Eddie. Cage was told that he could dress up however he wanted for his part. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene when the money in the attaché case is handed over, the money is wrapped in bundles but when the case is split open on the carousel the money falls loosely to the floor. See more »

Quotes

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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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Coyote Road
Performed by Andy Rehfeldt
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20 August 2000 | by (Reykjavik, Iceland) – See all my reviews

Gawd, this movie sucks! The only reason worth watching it is Nicolas Cage. THE most over-acting performance I have yet seen in a film, EVER! What was he on?


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