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Deadfall (1993)

R | | Crime, Drama | 8 October 1993 (USA)
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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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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You wont know who to trust... What to believe... Or where to run... See more »

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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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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,369
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The film cast includes two Oscar winners: Nicolas Cage James Coburn; and two Oscar nominees: Talia Shire and Peter Fonda. 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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Three Dollars Left
Written by Dee Lannon
Performed by Dee Lannon and the Rhythm Rustlers
Published by Dee-Chord Music, BMI
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Nicolas Cage's worst moment!
4 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film has to be the worst part that Nicolas Cage has ever played and he's lucky to still be in the film industry after having done it! In my opinion, his other worst film in (not necessarily acted) is Snake Eyes. I found it to be boring, a re-scripted plot and seriously lacking in action (as depicted by the trailers). Other than that, he's one of the industries best actors.


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