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Ruby Cairo (1992)

PG-13 | | Mystery, Thriller | 29 October 1993 (USA)
After her businessman husband dies suspiciously in a Mexican plane crash, his widow begins to investigate his labyrinthine financial dealings, not all of which are legal.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bessie Faro
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Fergus Lamb
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Johnny Faro
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Ed
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
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Uncle Jorge
Lucy Rodriguez ...
Tia Lupe
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Joe Dick
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

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$608,866 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The actual ball hit by Bill Mazeroski was found by a 14-year-old boy named Andy Jerpe who subsequently lost it when his buddies talked him into using it for a sandlot game and it was hit into some tall grass and never found. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when the boy catches the Mazeroski home run that won the 1960 World Series, it was a Rawlings baseball. Rawlings did not begin supplying baseballs to the major leagues until around 1970. The home run ball would have been a Spalding baseball in 1960. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: [referring to her dead husband's business dealings] ... and what kind of business would that be, Herr Buchner?
Herr Bruchner, EDK Executive: Why... ink.
Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: Ink?
Herr Bruchner, EDK Executive: [firmly] Ink. We make ink for ballpoint pens.
Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: Thats all? Just ink?
Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: [after Bruchner makes a shrugging motion with his hands] 34,000 marks - 25,000 marks, and look - look here's another one for fifteen.
Herr Bruchner, EDK Executive: Ink, Frau Miller... ink is the true life blood of a civilization.
Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: Good point.
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Soundtracks

Polovtsian Dances
Composed by Aleksandr Borodin (as Alexander Borodin) (posthumously published 1890)
Heard during pyramid scene and instrumental version heard during prison scene.
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If it's Wednesday, this must be Cairo!
13 October 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This film is pretty to watch, but it adds nothing new to the genre; the plot is silly as there is almost no logic in what we are watching. From the opening scenes we know this film is something by the numbers because there is no real suspense; it fails to make sense about what we are watching.

The only thing this movie has going is the different locales in which the director, and his crew, decided to take us: Veracruz, Berlin, Athens, Cairo. All in pursuit of the illusive Johnny Faro, the two timing man without scruples.

The stars are wasted. Let's hope they had a good time while they were in location.


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