Top of the World (II) (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  16 July 1998 (Singapore)
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In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Mercer
Charles Atlas
Rebecca Mercer
Detective Augustus
Vince Castor
Captain Hefter
Doc 'The Butcher'
Joe Burns
Derek Anunciation ...
Alexander Mervin ...
Lieutenant De Rosa (as Michael Delano)


In Las Vegas for a quicky divorce, a just-paroled ex-cop and his wife wander into the Top of the World Casino, run by the shady Charles Atlas. They win big, right as the casino is being robbed. The police believe their big win was a staged diversion, and the two of them become suspects. Over the course of the evening and next morning, the two attempt to escape to surrounded casino, and to prove their innocence, as well as to save their marriage. Written by Jason A. Cormier <>

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 July 1998 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

Cold Cash  »

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Carl: Fluff this!
[pulls out his gun and starts shooting]
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Edited into Disaster (2003) See more »


Words & Music by Robert O. Ragland, Marc Tanner, & Ron Aniello
Performed by Shane Minoa
Produced by Robert O. Ragland, Marc Tanner, Alan Oldfield & Marc Greene
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Great fun ride. - One of best action movies.
6 February 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Right from the beginning, you are thrown into a situation which typifies the entire movie: fun. Real fun - the way action movies are supposed to be, with great one liners (many silly ones that the block buster crowd cannot stand). Compared to the typical blockbuster crap fest, this is like an Oscar contender. Dennis Hopper is excellent, the slew of bad guy characters who never cease to entertain is amazing. If you are a fan of quirky comedy mixed with action with absolutely no regard for conventional movies then this movie is for you. However, if you like the big budget crap and think that silly humor is 'corny' then stay away. Clearly not intended for eyeball rolling tasteless viewers. Peter Coyote delivers one of the best lines in this movie - watch out for it..In fact there are funny lines by all the bad guy characters as well - The love angle between Weller and Carrere is mercilessly short giving more time for the bad guys to do their fun routines.

Watch this movie - its one action movie you would not just enjoy - it would make you happy..

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