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The Harvest (1992)

A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the ... See full summary »

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Natalie Caldwell (as Leilani Sarelle Ferrer)
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Detective Topo
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Noel Guzmann (as Anthony John Denison)
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Steve Mobley
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Hank
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Alex
Angélica Aragón ...
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A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the seamier side of a Mexican beach resort, but soon finds himself involved in a 'body organ for profit' operation. Drugged, he has one of his own kidneys removed, and then, with a woman he isn't sure he can trust, he sets out to expose the ring... with quite a surprise ending for the viewer. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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Imagine the seduction. Imagine the abduction. Imagine running for your life. See more »

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Crime | Thriller

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5 November 1993 (USA)  »

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La cosecha  »

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George Clooney is credited with the small role of "Lip Syncing Transvestite" in this movie. Clooney, who was two years away from his breakthrough role in ER (1994), was still a struggling actor in LA, doing guest-starring and semi-regular roles on shows like Roseanne (1988) and The Golden Girls (1985). This movie's lead actor, Miguel Ferrer, is Clooney's first Cousin (Ferrer is the son of Clooney's father's sister, Rosemary Clooney). See more »

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Steve Mobley: The days are like the women here - slippery and hard to stay on top of.
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THE ELEPHANT SONG
Performed by Sky Cries Mary
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a good one
1 April 2001 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

Good suspense and writing anchor this otherwise routine thriller about a writer who lives out the urban legend of waking up without a kidney while investigating a series of murders in Mexico. He soon finds himself running for his life. (and his other kidney!) Average at best, you might like it. Miguel Ferrer gives a good performance.

** 1/2 out of ****


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