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The Hard Truth (1994)

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A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Councilwoman Vincet
Nicholas Cascone ...
Councilman Polone
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Hamilton Nichols
Heather Cummings ...
Reporter
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Reporter
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David Matthews
Lee Wessof ...
Leandro
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Luis Gisors
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Lisa Kantrell
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Jonah Mantz
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Psycho Killer
Katherine Cortez ...
Det. Escobedo
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Shotgun cop
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Capt. Bering
Greg Kuper ...
Gisors' bodyguard
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A suspended cop and his girlfriend blackmail an electronics expert into helping them break into the safe of the girlfriend's boss, a corrupt city councilman who's on the local mob's payroll. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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...it can kill you.

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23 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Golpe Final  »

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In the scene where Mantz and Chandler are in the car, and Mantz is talking to Chandler, who is driving, Mantz's mouth never moves for a portion of the conversation. See more »

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Jonah Mantz: Experience... you can't beat it. That's the hard truth.
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Decent caper film
28 March 2002 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

This fairly routine caper film is buoyed by three outstanding leads in Michael Rooker, Lysette Anthony, and Eric Roberts. As long as one can overlook the plot implausibilities the film holds one's attention. It's a shame that Roberts, the more talented member of the acting family, is stuck in B movies...but at least he raises them to B+ level!


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