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The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  11 October 1996 (USA)
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A woman suffering from amnesia begins to recover her memories after trouble from her past finds her again.

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The daughter of a highly-skilled secret agent tries to avenge her mother's death.

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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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$65,000,000 (estimated)

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£2,404,340 (UK) (6 December 1996)

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£4,543,100 (UK) (17 January 1997)
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The movie playing on the TV at the hotel was The Long Goodbye (1973). See more »

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After escaping the truck explosion, Hennessey assures Caitlin that she has her mother's eyes; however, he was not present when Charly made the comment about Caitlin and Timothy's similar eyes. See more »

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Charlie: Were you always this stupid, or did you take lessons?
Mitch Henessey: I took lessons.
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Definite must see for all action fans.
6 July 1999 | by (St. Albert Alberta) – See all my reviews

Why this movie did so poorly is beyond me. With movies like the Waterboy and anything else Sandler does making millions, you have this true gem of a film. Geena Davis is radiant and I feel, convincing in a very physical action role. Step aside Sigourney. Samuel L. Jackson is and always an asset to what ever project he works on.

Sit back and enjoy. But with all movies of this genre ,place tongue firmly in cheek, because "WHOA", there's some stretching going on in here.

A true action fans delight. 8 out of 10.


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