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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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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
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Hoke (as Norman Maxwell)
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Karl
Peter Turner ...
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David Dwyer ...
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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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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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Karen goes into the bank to open a safe deposit box and she is wearing a headband and sunglasses. She comes out wearing a scarf and different sunglasses. See more »

Quotes

[Karen McCoy tries to fire the gun in a gunfight]
Karen McCoy: You didn't load the gun?
J.T. Barker: You told me to buy it, not to load it.
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Referenced in Beverly Hills, 90210: The Real McCoy (1995) See more »

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Down Home
Written by Jim Jacobsen (as Wolf McKenzie)
Performed by Jim Jacobsen
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Above Average Crime-Thriller
9 March 2005 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

The plot is typical, yet the additional flair and direction along with the acting make this movie a captivating and entertaining fare. The interplay between mother and son is somewhat unusual, the double cross twists fun to experience. There is more going on in this movie than typical along with a well acting sinister bad buy played by Terence Stamp in one of the better character roles in movies. Val Kilmer and Kim Basinger do well. The little cute bits from Val Kilmer are a little too few and far between to make the movie consistent and when he does his little deal, its nice but somewhat out of character/place. The Kim Basinger character seems too good to be true and the husband and his her girlfriend are not used to the greatest effect. It's the probation officer that's the most curious and somewhat awkward piece in the movie. Seven out of Ten Stars.


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