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The Real McCoy (1993)

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A woman is released from prison, an expert bank robber who wants to settle down and go straight, but her parole officer and her former employer try to get her to pull one more heist.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Karen McCoy
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J.T. Barker
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Jack Schmidt
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Gary Buckner
Zach English ...
Patrick
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Baker
Deborah Hobart ...
Cheryl Sweeney
Pamela Stubbart ...
Kelly
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Mr. Kroll
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Lewis
Norman Max Maxwell ...
Hoke (as Norman Maxwell)
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Karl
Peter Turner ...
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Storyline

Karen McCoy is a thief who after getting caught is sent to prison for 6 years. After getting released she tries to see her son but her ex won't let her and tells her that he told their son she's dead. Karen's boss, Schmidt who left her in prison wants her to help him with a job. But she refuses. She tries to go straight but her parole officer makes things tough for her. Eventually she learns that Schmidt and her parole officer are working together to get her to do the job. When she still refuses, they grab her son. She then does the case work, one of Schmidt's people, Barker tries to help her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Calm under pressure... Cool under fire. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence and language | See all certifications »
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10 September 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Karen McCoy - Die Katze  »

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$6,473,326 (USA)
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Goofs

Right before Gary Buckner is attacked by a tiger, the tiger roars. Tigers never roar when they attack. See more »

Quotes

[J.T. Barker comes out of the bank and is questioned what he was doing in there. He said he was closing up his account]
Bad Guy: What the hell are you gonna do with a 152 dollars? We're taking 18 God damn million dollars out of here on Thursday!
J.T. Barker: I know that. I just don't wanna split *my* 152 dollars 4 ways...
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Remake of Bellman and True (1987) See more »

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Down Home
written by Jim Jacobsen (as Wolf McKenzie)
Performed by Jim Jacobsen
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Suspend reality! Fun! Fun! Fun!
10 August 1999 | by (Pine Bluff, Arkansas) – See all my reviews

The Real McCoy has one of the most impossible storylines around. But how can you not love a movie which contains the line, "What's not normal about getting on a plane with your mom and going down to Rio with 3 million dollars?" Some parts, especially the set-up, are slow, but on the whole it's a great, implausible romp. It's also a must for Kilmer and Basinger fans.


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