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Jimmy Dade
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Frankie Dade
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Officer Andrew Ramsey
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Grace
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Mom
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Shelly
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George (as Michael Hagerty)
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Nan
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Neighbor
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Baker Cop #1
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Liquor Store Owner
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Boy
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Waitress
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L.A.P.D. Cop (as Zach Tiegan)
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Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a charred body in her husband's car is pulled from a pond, the cops want to talk to her, but she bolts for her sister's, loses her savings pass-book, and then learns someone has emptied her bank account. She's goes on the run, with the same cops on her trail, and eventually realizes Frank may not be dead. Getting back her money, facing Frank, satisfying the police, and finding her freedom may be more than she can handle. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Silent Betrayal. Deadly Passion. Sweet Revenge.

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Rated R for brutal violence including domestic abuse, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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21 August 1998 (Italy)  »

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The Break Up  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)
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Reunites Bridget Fonda and Steven Weber since Single White Female See more »

Goofs

When Jimmy is pointing a revolver at Officer Ramsey in the rest room, and later when she shoots Frankie with the same gun, it is obvious from the frontal camera angle that the weapon is not loaded. Its chambers are clearly empty. See more »

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Officer Andrew Ramsey: So you think I'm the biggest asshole on the face of the earth? Stand in line.
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Deliver
Written by Johnette Napolitano
Performed by Johnette Napolitano
Courtesy of Islands Records
By arrangement with Polygram Music Licensing [World except Australia]
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Worse than mediocre
28 January 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Worse than mediocre thriller about an abused wife who goes on the lam after she is linked circumstantially to the death of her husband and sister. Determined to prove that her husband is alive she follows leads across the state, her peril increasing at each stop. Chasing after her are the traditional 'good-cop' and 'bad-cop' pair of partners. One is convinced of her innocence the other more interested in closing the case and getting home. This pair is often able to corner their suspect but never quite to capture her. All the main players meet up in a remote town in the desert and the truth begins to unfold with deadly consequences for some.

Wow! This was a bad movie. The lead acted as if she was tranquilized, The cops couldn't find a suspect if he or she is in the police station (this happens twice) and everyone else is as one-dimensional as can be. Avoid this one at all costs.


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