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Ruby Cairo (1992)

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When Bessie Faro's husband Johnny dies in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico, she finds that his air cargo business is deeply in the red. When she visits the airline's terminal in Veracruz, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro / Ruby Cairo
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Dr. Fergus Lamb, Feed the World
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John E. 'Johnny' Faro
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Ed, Feed the World Foundation Manager
Paul Spencer ...
Johnny Faro (Boy)
Chad Power ...
Niles Faro
Monica Mikala ...
Alexandria Faro
Kaelynn Craddick ...
Cleo Faro
Sara Craddick ...
Cleo Faro
Luis Cortés ...
Hermes #1
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Marge Swimmer, Faro Neighbor
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Uncle Jorge
Lucy Rodriguez ...
Tia Lupe
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Joe Dick (buying Baseball Cards)
Miriam Reed ...
Renee Dick
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Storyline

When Bessie Faro's husband Johnny dies in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico, she finds that his air cargo business is deeply in the red. When she visits the airline's terminal in Veracruz, she discovers her husband was pumping large amounts of money into bank accounts all over the world. As she begins systematically recovering her husband's money, she discovers that someone else has beat her to some of the accounts. Aided by Fergus Lamb, a chance acquaintance, she goes to Cairo to find some answers. But she is being followed. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Adults play the most dangerous games.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for a shooting and brief language | See all certifications »

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29 October 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Deception  »

Box Office

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$608,866 (USA)
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Early in the movie, Andie MacDowell refers to a baseball as being hit by Bill Mazeroski in the top of the ninth inning of the last game of the 1960 World Series. In fact, it was hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. See more »

Soundtracks

RUBY CAIRO THEME - FLAMENCO
Music by John Barry
Performed by Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
Ottmar Liebert performs courtesy of Epic Records
Produced and arranged by Ottmar Liebert
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Sad day for die-hard Neeson/Mortensen fan
14 November 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

"Liam Neeson" caught my eye as I walked past the DVD bargain bin. I picked up the case and flipped it over. "Viggo Mortensen". That's all I needed to know- into the cart it went. After all, I'd pay almost as much to rent it. As a die-hard fan of both actors, I'm proud to say I endured the entire 90 minute mess. Of course, my attention was not in appreciation of the movie itself. Nor was it the (usual) amazing ability of the 2 leading men. My attention was sophomoric at best...I was watching just to catch a glimpse of their lovely faces and to hear Neeson's throaty brogue. I knew that it would be so from the beginning of the opening credits- I actually rolled my eyes and said, "Oh please" before the story(?!) even began. Unfortunately, they are on screen a tiny fraction of the time. So in the end,I realized I'd have been more satisfied washing the dishes with scenes from Les Miserables or A Perfect Murder running in my brain.


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