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Top of the World (1997)

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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Joe Burns
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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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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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[In the casino near the slot machine]
Ginger: What are you starin' at?
Ray Mercer: Honey, where I'd just been you get a lot of trouble for staring. What's your name?
Ginger: Ginger.
Ray Mercer: Ginger, do me a favour, will you? I'm not allowed to gamble. So all you have to do is just walk up, put the two Twenties in the machine and pull that lever. Whatever we win we'll make fifty fifty. What do you say?
Ginger: Oh, no!
Ray Mercer: Come on. You're my lucky star!
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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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Very funny 'heist' film...
21 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think most viewers have missed the point in this very funny serio-comedic 'heist' film. It has a great cast of characters, some very well-done stunts (especially near the end), and had me rolling with laughter in my recliner during most of the film with the dialogue. The comedic lines alone are enough to give a serious viewer moments of hilarity. It was a gas, gas, gas movie and I highly recommend it to viewers with a sense of intelligent humor. If you're very dumb, don't watch it...you'll get confused. Sidney J. Furie, director, and writer Bart Madison, collaborated to produce a genuinely entertaining film in spite of it's low rating. Some of the special-effects are a little over-blown, and sometimes the stunts are often 'relieved' of their actual efforts. Nevertheless, this is a cleverly-done film, with enough action to stir even the most reticent viewer - and enough funny-lines to extract a 'guffaw' from almost anyone who has the guts to watch it.


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