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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.

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Hal
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Leland Perkins
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Luke / Daedalus
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One-Eyed Jack
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Trin
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Raymond
Kristen Bone ...
Girl #1
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Girl #2
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Man in Bed
Alan North ...
Earl
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Samantha Caine, suburban homemaker, is the ideal mom to her 8 year old daughter Caitlin. She lives in Honesdale, PA, has a job teaching school and makes the best Rice Krispie treats in town. But when she receives a bump on her head, she begins to remember small parts of her previous life as a lethal, top-secret agent. Her old chums in the Chapter are now out to kill her so she enlists the help of a cheap detective named Mitch. As Samantha remembers more and more of her previous life, she becomes deadlier and more resourceful. Both Mitch and Charly proceed to do the killing thing, the bleeding thing and the shooting thing. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Eight years ago she lost her memory. Now, a detective must help her remember the past before it buries them both. What's forgotten is not always gone.


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Rated R for a substantial amount of strong bloody violence, and for strong language | See all certifications »

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11 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Memoria explosiva  »

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$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,065,363 (USA) (11 October 1996)

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$33,328,051 (USA) (10 January 1997)
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Trivia

This movie opened on October 11, 1996, which marked the 43rd birthday of one of the film's co-stars, David Morse, who plays Luke/Daedalus. See more »

Goofs

When Charly has one of her first flashbacks she sees Timothy and Jack from the vantage point of the trunk of a car. It is 1988. Timothy says, "She's the Energizer Bunny." Unfortunately the bunny didn't exist until 1989. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: Are you thinking what I'm thinking?
Mitch Henessey: I hope not, 'cause I'm thinking how much my balls hurt.
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Connections

Referenced in Iron Man Three (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree
Written by Johnny Marks (1958)
(from the 1993 album "Rock'n Roll Christmas)
Performed by Dion DiMucci (as Dion)
Courtesy of The Right Stuff
under License from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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What All the girls really thought!!
13 February 2001 | by (Cambridgeshire, England) – See all my reviews

This film is a great rampage of action and comedy, it gets right in to it right from the start, there's no boring build up. The chemistry of the leading roles adds to the excitement and anticipation of the ending, even though my suspicions were not satisfied. The special effects worked brilliantly and were believable! Would have liked a different ending but it still had me reeling in emotions. The story line unfolds well however it is a film you have to watch from start to end carefully to pick up on all the details, to fully understand and get maximum enjoyment.


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