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Model by Day (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Thriller  -  11 October 1993 (USA)
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Lady X is a woman who works during the day as a model but turns into a fighter for justice at night with the help of her karate master Chang.

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Lex / Lady X
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Lt. Eddie Walker
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Master Chang
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Jae
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Tommy Nolan
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Nicholai
Von Flores ...
Johnny Lee
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Captain
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Shannon
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Mercedes
Louis Di Bianco ...
Yuri
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Jefferson Mappin ...
Adam
Santino Buda ...
Franco
Tony De Santis ...
Erickson
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Lady X is a woman who works during the day as a model but turns into a fighter for justice at night with the help of her karate master Chang. Written by Volker Boehm

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A Modelo  »

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Famke Janssen has said she would rather forget this movie. See more »

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References Basic Instinct (1992) See more »

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Flashy action thriller
18 January 1999 | by (York) – See all my reviews

Pret a Porter meets Barb Wire in this good-looking but rather tiresome thriller based around the fashion industry. Goldeneye's Famke Janssen is superb (but wasted) as the eponymous heroine, who seeks vengeance after her flatmate is maimed. Yes she is a model by day and an angel of vengeance by night who looks absurd in purple underwear and crash helmet. Great photography but a laughable script, poor Basic Instinct-type interrogation scene and occasional nudity can't save this from the bargain bin. Janssen fans be warned.


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