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First Degree (1995)

Video  -  Crime | Mystery | Thriller  -  October 1995 (Sweden)
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A police detective's personal involvement with a beautiful widow takes a professional turn when she is accused of murdering her husband.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Det. Rick Mallory
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Hadley Pyne
Tom McCamus ...
Amos Turzo
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Rico Perrini
Nadia Capone ...
Tina Jernigan
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Alonzo Galeno
Peter Boretski ...
Jacob Sarner
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Lou Matlin
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Andrew Pyne
Pierre Kenneth Cross ...
Henri
Patricia Gage ...
Margeaux Pyne
David B. Nichols ...
Jason
Falconer Abraham ...
Ed Grasic
Gayle Ackroyd ...
Gayle, P.I. Secretary
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Joe Galeno
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When prominent businessman Andrew Pyne is found shot in a New York alley, one of the NYPD's best, Rick Mallory, suspects a Galeno Mob hit. When he and his partner, Amos Turzo try to question Pyne's widow, Hadley, they are quickly ushered out by her mother-in-law Margeaux. Later when Rick comes back to search Pyne's apartment, he finds material linking the dead man with Endtook, the Galeno's company. The police raid Joe Galeno's house and find the gun that killed Pyne. Joe Galeno is arrested and Rick returns to the Pyne apartment to tell Hadley. She is very distraught, and as Rick comforts her, they become engaged in an ardent affair. Joe Galeno's cousin, Alonzo, is convinced Joe is innocent. He hires Rico Perrini, Rick's former partner, now a private detective, to work on the case. Rico tracks down Pyne's rumored killer, a low-life thug named Tony Fabian, who confesses that Hadley paid him to kill her husband. Rick is now under suspicion and transferred out of homicide. Rick knows ... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Rated R for language, violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Hmph!
15 August 1999 | by (Walldorf, Germany) – See all my reviews

There was absolutely nothing in this film that hadn't been done better in a hundred other films. It was barely worth the trouble of watching through to the end. Even the bad language sounded tired. Tom McCamus, a very fine actor, was particularly disappointing here.


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