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Above Suspicion (1995)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  21 May 1995 (USA)
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A paralyzed cop takes advantage of the sympathy he attracts in order to get rid of his cheating wife and her lover.

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Dempsey Cain
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Alan Rhinehart
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Gail Cain
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Enrique
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Iris
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Pros. Atty. Schultz
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Randy
Marty Levy ...
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Hank
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Damon Cain
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Jorge de La Paz
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Laura
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A Cop is paralysed in a shooting and unable to walk. His misfortune brings him sympathy which he uses to devise a plan to rid himself of his unfaithful wife and her lover. Written by Rob Hartill

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They thought they could get away with murder. They thought they were... [Above Suspicion] See more »

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Rated R for strong sex scenes, language and violence | See all certifications »
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In this film, Christopher Reeve plays a paralyzed man. Six days after this film's theatrical release, Christopher Reeve broke his neck in a horse-riding accident, leaving him paralyzed for the rest of his life. See more »

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When we cut back to the end of the judge's speech about the unexpected prosecution witness, the judge's lips aren't moving. See more »

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Features My Favorite Brunette (1947) See more »

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Written by Philip Bailey, Roxanne Seeman, & Chuck Wild
Performed by Scott Mayo (Saxophone)
(c) 1992 Noa-Noa Music (ASCAP), Life by Wild Music (BMI) and Sir & Trini Music (BMI)
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underrated and rather sad
20 June 2005 | by (SYDNEY) – See all my reviews

Christopher Reeve was a very good actor - a talented man. Pity his career suffered because of the Superman role that made him. In this telemovie he plays a (super)cop shafted by his brother and his wife. It is a complex plot with many a twist - a great script with a number of the supporting cast playing against type. Reeve's character is always one step ahead of the game. The plot is vaguely similar in premise to "Investigation of a Citizen above Suspicion" starring Gian Maria Volante. Kim Cattrell is not sexy to my eyes but she shows good acting chops and isn't afraid to get down on screen. Joe Montagne is generally underrated and this movie shows the range of his talents well. In the end, Reeve is the star and shows extreme skill in the way he develops Cain (it's all in the eyes!). Great ending, with a slightly comic judge's role, which makes the climax even more impact full.


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