Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.

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Sam Smotherman
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Mando, The Thin Man
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Matt, Chronicle Editor
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Kim
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Jeannie, Peter's Secretary
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Senator Gayle Robbins
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Ray, Justice of the Peace
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Rick Medwick
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Wilson Chess
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Kenny Bacon
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Evans
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Mrs. Virgina Hervey
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Lindy
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A veteran reporter, Peter Brackett who is enjoying his newly found fame through his book "White Lies" is asked by his newspaper " Chicago Chronicle" to report a train crash. At the accident site he takes notice of a new lady reporter , Sabrina Peterson. Brackett's complacency is given a rude shock by Sabrina with her report in the Chicago Globe on the train crash. What follows next is a mad race between the two professional rivals to cook up the events leading up to the crash. After the initial mad reporting, both settle down to get the facts , which lead them to complimentary facts. Both gets setup to get killed at the same spot, from which they evade and they agree to work together. Initially they lack the trust on each other. They join hands together at work and in life to reveal the bigger truth that got concealed beneath the train crash. Written by Thejus Joseph Jose

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Romance Was Never More Dangerous!

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Rated PG for some mild language, sensuality and gunplay | See all certifications »

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29 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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£801,934 (UK) (9 December 1994)
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Due to all the strife between the two leads and the ways the production had had to accommodate it, Disney's marketing department scrambled to recast the film, which it had been teasing as the romantic comedy originally intended, into something more like a conventional suspense thriller. "It's gone from a Hepburn-Tracy Woman of the Year (1942) to The Pelican Brief (1993) in a very short time span," one competing studio marketing person noted before it was released. See more »

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Peter and Sabrina are told to go to O'Hare Airport in Chicago and catch the overnight plane to Madison, Wisconsin. The drive time from downtown Chicago to downtown Madison is two and a half hours. See more »

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Sam Smotherman: Pete, it's good to see you, buddy. I'm dyin' to read your book, man. When's it comin' out on tape?
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Written and Arranged by Kenneth Wannberg (as Ken Wannberg)
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Bury the leads and below the fold
10 May 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bland and unimaginative but many films are that what really drags this down is not the lack of chemistry between the leads but the transparent loathing they have for each other. The production of this was notoriously contentious between Roberts and Nolte and their utter abhorrence is something that seeps out of every frame of the movie. Sometimes that can fuel a set and make the picture better, as it did on I Married a Witch where Veronica Lake and Fredric March's mutual animosity somehow translated into a kinetic on screen chemistry, such is not the case here however it just makes an already weak picture that much worse. A good supporting cast and decent production values aren't enough to save this turkey. It stinks!


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