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Caught (1996)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  24 January 1996 (USA)
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Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to ... See full summary »

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Joe
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Betty
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Nick
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Amy
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Danny
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Santiago
Bernie Abbot ...
Peter #1
Tommy Abbot ...
Peter #2
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Bag Lady
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Man in Window
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Crack Dealing Kid (as Joseph D'Onofrio)
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Cop #1
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Fish Dealer
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Big John
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Joe and Betty run a fish market and have sunk into a comfortable, if somewhat boring life. Enter the drifter Nick, who takes a job in the store and a place in their home. He proceeds to awaken Joe's hope in the future as well as Betty's sexual passions. Until their son Danny returns home and notices the changes... Written by John Allison <johna@cs.colorado.edu>

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
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$34,411 (USA) (27 September 1996)

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$204,189 (USA) (25 October 1996)
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[first lines]
Nick: [narration over fish caught in net] It's amazing the way you get into things.
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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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Written by Maria Conchita Alonso, Mark Spiro and Tim Pierce
Performed by Maria Conchita Alonso
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Good film stumbles at the finish line
1 January 2010 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

Fine drama borrows its theme liberally from the classic "The Postman Always Rings Twice" but manages to establish its own identity in the style of the noir thrillers of the past. A fish seller and his wife take in a wayward drifter who learns the ropes of the business and becomes the odd note of the triad, at the market and in the home. Edward James Olmos and Maria Conchita Alonso, husband and wife team, give young hunk Arie Verveen the sense of family he never had and soon Alonso and Verveen find a way to consummate their subtle but growing passion for each other right under Olmos' unsuspecting nose. An unannounced visit by Hollywood wannabe comic son Steven Schub kicks the drama into higher gear but an unsatisfying ending ruins what was up to that point an interesting movie with its myriad and complex threads of family life. Music score is nice and the end credits are highlighted by a jazzy, moody trumpet solo.


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