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Face Down (1997)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  15 November 1997 (USA)
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When blonde bombshell Meredith Lake breezes into his office, New York private eye Bob Signorelli can't resist giving her "personal" attention. But their one-night stand becomes a deadly ... See full summary »

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Bob Signorelli
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Lt. Coop Cooper
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Merie / Medith
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Curtis Lowell
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Derek Fry
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Herb Aames
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Emily Jones
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Jacob Knutson
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Connie Taubenfeld
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Captain McGuiness
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Artie
Gary McMillan ...
Gary Ritter
Dwight Bacquie ...
Frank Narz
James Mainprize ...
Dr. Pilch
Steve Cumyn ...
Charles
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When blonde bombshell Meredith Lake breezes into his office, New York private eye Bob Signorelli can't resist giving her "personal" attention. But their one-night stand becomes a deadly liaison when they are linked to a homicide; and a night of steamy passion snowballs into a marathon of madness and murder... Written by Anonymous

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A private eye. A cool blonde. A dead man. See more »

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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Thom Eberhardt wrote the part of Meredith Lake specifically for Kelli Maroney to play. See more »

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Lament For M
Written by Gunther Schuller
Performed by Gunther Schuller
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
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Flawed but entertaining.....
31 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joe Mantegna fans will not be disappointed, as he delivers a gritty performance. Peter Riegert is totally acceptable as well. The storyline is complicated, sometimes difficult to follow, and padded with several unnecessary sex scenes which do little to advance the plot. The movie seems overlong, with too many coincidences. The noir crime aspects are glorified and not always believable. The final scene in the subway, while exciting, is a real "rubber band job" (stretch). Finally, after all the twists and turns the ultimate outcome is disappointing, because if there was a motive for all the murder and manipulation, it is murky and non-obvious. "Face Down" is never boring, but has plenty of flaws.

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