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Gold Coast (1997)

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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:
Barry Primus ...
Ed Grossi
Karen DiCilia
Roland Crowe
Vivian Onzola
Melissa Hickey ...
Martha Diaz (as Melissa Ramone)
Rafael Báez ...
Jesus Diaz
Frank DiCilia
Shari Stowe ...
Hooker in bedroom
Andre Patterson
David Andrew Nash ...
Grover Patterson
Ronney ...
Arnold Rapp
Paul Kiernan ...
Brad Allen


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 <>

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »




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Elmore Leonard's Gold Coast  »

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A fast-paced, eccentric thriller with sudden outbursts of violence.
10 February 2000 | by (Montclair, NJ) – See all my reviews

David Caruso plays the part of a drifter and small-time crook who falls for a newly-wealthy mafia widow and tries to help her thwart the ambitions of a scheming, sadistic mob enforcer who's after her and her money, especially her money. As the creepy villain, Jeff Kober is both obnoxious and scary--he even looks vaguely reptilian. Unexpected plot twists and touches of quirky humor keep the tension going right to the ending, which turns out to be another odd twist in itself. Do not be fooled by the fact that this was a made-for-TV movie; it's actually quite good.

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