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The Big Fall (1997)

R | | Drama | Video 14 October 1997
L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.

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Blaise Rybeck
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Emma Roussell
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Johnny 'Axe' Roosevelt
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Gary Snider
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Agent Bill Dickson
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Moe
Buzz Belmondo ...
Brody
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Larry
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Mrs. Brody
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Agent Wilcox
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Echo (as Steven DeRelian)
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Sally
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Tyre
Andre Rosey Brown ...
Ric
Von L. Roddy ...
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L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.

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Lots of Potential
8 August 1999 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

This movie started out great, very Sam Spade, very pulp fiction, on the order of the 30s-50s stories penned by Raymond Chandler and others. Unfortunately, the story couldn't keep up the pace and the tone changed drastically to a 90s chase/shooter. Not to say that this movie isn't worth watching. That said, Mr. Howell has potential, obviously as an actor, and does a good job as an initial directing effort. Sophie Ward is wonderful as the client/seductress.


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