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Jade (1995)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  13 October 1995 (USA)
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A bright assistant D.A. investigates a gruesome hatchet murder and hides a clue he found at the crime scene. Under professional threats and an attempt on his life, he goes on heartbroken because evidence point to the woman he still loves.

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Someone does a nasty hatchet job on a San Fransisco big noise and the Assistant D.A. takes charge of the investigation. Through a web of blackmail and prostitution involving the Governor, an old lover of the lawman emerges as a prime suspect and he has to deal with his personal feelings as well as the case. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Some fantasies go too far. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for grisly afterviews of murder victims, violence, language and strong scenes of aberrant sexuality | See all certifications »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,795,017 (USA)
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Warren Beatty turned down the role of David Corelli. See more »

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At the beginning of the NO BRAKES scene at the top of the hill the main character's mustang has come to a stop and is shown leaking brake fluid. There is a shot of him looking down perplexed, only he is pushing the gas pedal instead of the brake. Apparently this shot was mistakenly inserted to Be a sign that the brakes were going bad. In context it seems to do the trick. However,closer examination shows it is the wrong pedal and should have resulted in the car accelerating, not sitting still, as is shown in the very next shot. Later, when the brakes are gone, he is using using the correct pedal. See more »

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Lew Edwards: I do the fucking, I never get fucked!
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Pau Rolou
Written & Performed by Egberto Gismonti
Courtesy of ECM Records
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Ultra-Stylish Murder Mystery
14 August 2000 | by (Stockton, California) – See all my reviews

"Jade", written by Joe Eszterhas, has enough sex, nudity, and violence to keep it from ever becoming boring. Millionaire Kyle Medford is murdered and Assistant D.A. David Corelli is assinged the case, and all clues point to his former flame Katrina Gavin as the prime suspect. Katrina is now married to David's best friend, hot shot lawyer Matt Gavin. Every time Corelli uncovers a new witness, they are wiped out leaving him with no clues to go on, and it now appears Katrina may also be a prostitute catering to rich men under the alias of Jade. The ending is quite unexpected, and you'll never guess who the killer is. Try to see the unrated version because it adds a lot of footage cut from the R version and has a better ending.

"Jade" is Unrated for strong aberrant sexual content, nudity, graphic violence, gore, and for adult language.

NOTE: "Jade" is also available in an Unrated version that includes 12 minutes cut from the R-Rated version. It has extra scenes of dialog, stronger sex and nudity, and a much better and less choppy ending.


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