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A Gun, a Car, a Blonde (1997)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  June 1997 (USA)
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The story's hero (played by Jim Metzler) has lost much of his spine and the love of his life, due to cancer. He's in remission; but decimated in body, shattered in mind, and separated from ... See full summary »

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Richard / Rick Stone
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Bobby / The Black Chinaman
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Adele / Bunny
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The Blonde / Jade Norfleet
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Bear / Petrovich
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Deborah / Girl In Photograph
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Ed / Catalina Eddie
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The story's hero (played by Jim Metzler) has lost much of his spine and the love of his life, due to cancer. He's in remission; but decimated in body, shattered in mind, and separated from inner\spiritual peace. Richard uses "object therapy" suggested by his lifelong pal (John Ritter)to project his consciousness into an alternative reality, where he becomes "Rick Stone" - a soft-hearted, tough acting, Private Dick (P.I.) It is here that he works through his existential fight to survive and transcend life. Written by DRory

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Believe nothing. Trust no one.

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Drama | Thriller

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June 1997 (USA)  »

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Ase, auto ja blondi  »

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Richard: [voiceover] You'd think there oughta be a legal limit on the length of legs. You'd think the Gam Squad oughta drop the hook on Mrs. Norfleet and toss her into the cooler and throw away the key.
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The Dead March
from "Saul"
Written by George Frideric Handel (as Georg Friedrich Händel)
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If Humphrey Bogart and Leslie Nielson had a child/movie, it would be "A Gun, A Car, A Blonde."
5 January 2001 | by (Santee, California) – See all my reviews



A recently paralyzed young man, Richard, is forced to face the indignity of having his greedy sister, Peep, and her sleazy boyfriend, Syd, try to take over his life and fortune. As a film noir fan, he escapes from the pain in his body and the indignities of his sister by creating a film noir world in his mind. In that world, he is detective Rick Stone out to save his beautiful blonde client from a murder plot conceived by her sister. All of the people in Richard's life play parts in his mind's movie. This is a delightful, tongue-in-cheek send up of all the hard-boiled detective movies you've ever seen. Great fun!


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