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Above Suspicion (1995)

R  |   |  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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Nick Cain
Geoffrey Rivas ...
Enrique
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Iris
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Pros. Atty. Schultz
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Captain
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Def. Atty. Wallace (as Natalia Nogulich)
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Randy
Marty Levy ...
Syd
J.J. Johnston ...
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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One Cop Is Too Hot, One Cop Is Too Cool, And One Of Them Will Commit The Perfect Murder. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong sex scenes, language and violence | See all certifications »
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21 May 1995 (USA)  »

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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 »

Goofs

When the prosecutor concludes his questioning the video store clerk the boom mic is visible. It is visible once again when the defense attorney begins to cross-examine the video clerk. See more »

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Features My Favorite Brunette (1947) See more »

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You Don't Love Me Anymore
Written and Performed by Beverly D'Angelo and Jeff D'Angelo
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Above Average Suspenser
11 July 1999 | by (Iowa City, IA) – See all my reviews

A suspense drama with some genuinely intriguing twists to hold your interest (actor William H Macy co-wrote the script!). Well acted and directed, with an extremely satisfying ending. Christopher Reeve is totally convincing in his role, but Kim Cattrall just about steals it as his deliciously sexy, cheating vixen of a wife.


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