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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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Agent Parker (as Bruce Young)
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Mike Anderson (as Jim True)
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Darren
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Hank Chilton
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Homeowner
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Cindy Anderson
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Frank Anderson
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Adele Anderson
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Justice of the Peace
Dawn Maxey ...
Eva
Kevin Hurley ...
Norman
Brian Blondell ...
Toy Store Clerk
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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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They found the American Dream ... One bullet at a time! See more »

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Crime | Drama

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Amerikai rémálom  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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

In the chase scene where they close in on Pam during the shoot out, the police open fire on the van covering it with bullet holes. After the shooting ceases, the bullet holes mysteriously disappear and then reappear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chris Anderson: Lock and load. You ready?
[Pam nods]
Chris Anderson: Time to go.
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Fetus
Written by Chris Smith
Performed by Sixteen Deluxe
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good movie
3 October 2007 | by (sacramento, ca) – See all my reviews

I always like being surprised by films I've never heard of or come across and this one is a very good way to pass the time.

Luke perry was very good in one of his first "grown up roles" as a by the book cop who becomes obsessed with a clearly deranged ashley judd who does a good impression of a young angelina jolie. If you're a Judd fan, you'll be pleased to know there's several topless shots of said lady.

Tittle-tattle aside, this is a very entertaining movie to watch, it doesn't spend ages on building up characters but gives you all you need to know with the minimum of fuss which allows time for the film to progress nicely.

There are a few plot holes and there wont be any awards for acting but this was a decent enough thriller that should be checked out.


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