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Normal Life (1996)

Chris is young idealistic cop who falls in love and gets married to Pam, a beautiful but emotionally unstable woman who suffers from alcoholism and drug addiction. While Chris is trying ... See full summary »

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Chris is young idealistic cop who falls in love and gets married to Pam, a beautiful but emotionally unstable woman who suffers from alcoholism and drug addiction. While Chris is trying hard to have a normal life and some money, Pam is big spender and their marriage is constantly troublesome with the financial situation getting worse and worse. The biggest blow comes after Chris loses his job. In the desperate situation Chris decides to use his police skills to rob banks. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Rated R for scenes of violence, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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25 October 1996 (USA)  »

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Amerikai rémálom  »

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The Discovery Channel did a documentary about the case within the 2000s about Jeffery and Jill Erickson as the director may had known about this in the headlines. The F.B.I. Files: Death Pact (2003) See more »

Goofs

Pam Anderson said her telescope was a Newtonian reflector; however, it was a long focal length 60mm refractor. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chris Anderson: Lock and load. You ready?
[Pam nods]
Chris Anderson: Time to go.
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Features Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) See more »

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I Found Love
Written and Performed by Jim Tullio
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Couple Romantic = Couple Problems
2 May 2014 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

A young cop named Chris and a beautiful woman named Pam, begin a deep romance, but the more volatile is the known relationship, Chris has serious problems are at work, and Pam is emotionally unstable, but the two love much, their situation gets worse when they start having economic problems, and the two end up robbing banks.

This is a genuine high quality motion picture, everything is perfect, John McNaughton's clever with the camera, his work is mature; Luke Perry and Ashley Judd convey feelings, both are extraordinary in their characters, Normal Life is a beautiful and sad drama, it makes you think about the American dream; the script is fantastic; this movie has a very special cinematographic language, personally I was very moved.

The best thing about this movie is Luke Perry, Ashley Judd, John McNaughton, and its universal theme; wonderful entertainment.


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