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Power 98 (1996)

R  |   |  Action, Mystery, Thriller  |  17 May 1996 (USA)
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A controversial talk show host becomes involved in the murder of a beautiful woman in a war for ratings.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Karlin Pickett
Lisa Thornhill ...
Vivian Porter
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Jon Price
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Waldo Marcel
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Lester Correl
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Sharon Penn
Jim Fyfe ...
Roger Zalman
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Rick Harris
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Joy (as Sadie Kratzig)
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Denise
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Betsy (as Kristin Dattilo-Hayward)
Leonora Scelfo ...
Cynthia Berkley
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Det. Wilkinson
Tara Ellison ...
Poker Woman
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Rosie
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Karlin Pickett is a Los Angeles disc jockey who shocks his audience with outrageous stunts and crude jokes. Jon Price is a young DJ who joins the show. When women start turning up dead and the alleged killer keeps calling the station, the ratings go sky high and the cops begin looking for clues on Power 98. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »
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For Eric Roberts completests only .......
11 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Extremely tepid and predictable, "Power 98" has Eric Roberts at his slimy best, manipulating fellow DJ Jason Gedrick for his own purposes. Seeing Roberts sporting a short haircut, instead of his usual mane, is probably the most shocking element of the film. For Eric Roberts fans this might be tolerable entertainment, all others should steer clear. The conclusion especially is a real stretch, and what precedes it not much better. There is brief nudity, very little action, and a story that lacks momentum and credibility. For me, the best part was in the beginning with Roberts and Gedrick doing there "shock jock" routine, after that, it is a steady slide downhill. - MERK


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