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Gold Coast (1997)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama  |  28 September 1997 (USA)
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Karen's married to Frank, a millionaire who has no morals and a hypocrite. it's alright for him to fool around but not for her. So when she has an affair and brags to him about it, he vows ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Maguire
Barry Primus ...
Ed Grossi
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Karen DiCilia
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Roland Crowe
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Vivian Onzola
Melissa Hickey ...
Martha Diaz (as Melissa Ramone)
Rafael Báez ...
Jesus Diaz
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Frank DiCilia
Shari Stowe ...
Hooker in bedroom
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Andre Patterson
David Andrew Nash ...
Grover Patterson
Ronney ...
Boyd
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Arnold Rapp
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Barry
Paul Kiernan ...
Brad Allen
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Karen's married to Frank, a millionaire who has no morals and a hypocrite. it's alright for him to fool around but not for her. So when she has an affair and brags to him about it, he vows to get back at her. When he dies after having one of his trysts, he leaves her millions of dollars but in trust, and also he has left instructions that if his wife gets involved with someone that they should be warned off. Maguire's a man who did a job for Frank but was not paid for it so he goes to Karen hoping to collect what Frank owes him. When they meet there's an attraction. And they also have to deal with Roland the man who's been assigned to keep all men away from Karen but when he learns what she has, he tries to capitalize on it. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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A decent flick!
28 October 1998 | by (Budapest) – See all my reviews

You probably expect this movie to be awful. It's a made-for-cable flick starring David Caruso, and it's already in the $2.99 sale bin at Best Buy.

Well guess what? It's a pretty darned good movie. It's a good little mystery with fewer cliches than most theater releases of this genre. Caruso is a likeable, well-meaning but not-quite-competent angel to a mafia widow trying to escape the clutches of the baddies.

The performances are capable, the sets have a sumptuous look, the head psycho-baddie is both scary and funny. The dialogue has a touch of poetry, and the story is by Elmore Leonard.

And, unlike most of these things, the ending fooled me! That alone makes it worth the rental.

Funny thing though, they never should have shot Caruso running. He's a macho guy in his bearing and voice, but he runs very strangely, slowly, with his thighs frozen together and his hips swaying from side to side. Kind of destroys the illusion.


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