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Top of the World (II) (1997)

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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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Ray Mercer
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Charles Atlas
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Rebecca Mercer
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Detective Augustus
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Vince Castor
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Captain Hefter
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Doc 'The Butcher'
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Carl
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Dean
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Benny
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Lieutenant De Rosa (as Michael Delano)
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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 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 <wildrose@mindspring.com>

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casino | police | robbery | shooting | murder | See more »

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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16 July 1998 (Singapore)  »

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Carl: Fluff this!
[pulls out his gun and starts shooting]
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ON TOP OF THE WORLD
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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This is funny and fun action romp!
2 June 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This film is a great movie to pass the time! I was really pleasantly surprised. I bought it for $6.00 at Best Buy on a whim! I hadn't heard of the film and thought the worst after reading the three comments on here about it.

However, I'm always willing to give a new film a try and I'm glad I did! I didn't expect such a funny and quirky action movie. The cover doesn't lie about there being non-stop action. The pace of this film keeps moving.

Martin Kove is a delight to watch as the vicious yet soft hearted, dim wit of a robbing, murdering thug for hire. He is great! The best work I've seen him do although I basically only know him from one television role. After seeing his brilliant performance in this film, I can't understand why he's not in more films.

If you prefer to see a more serious action film or drama then this movie is not for you. I expected a lousy film and ended up with a delightful romp, of quirky characters, silly word play and lots and lots of action fun. Good movie!


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