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On the Border (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  19 November 1998 (USA)
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Jake Barnes is a security guard in a Texas border town bank. His boss asks him to spy on his sexy wife, that Jake is having an affair with. When he meets Danish girl Kristen, he gets caught up in a plot to steal millions of dollars of laundry money. Jake is caught between two women who want to become his partner in the theft. When the time comes for the robbery, a furious gun battle ensues that ... See full summary »

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Jake Barnes
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Barry Montana
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Ed
Rochelle Swanson ...
Rosalita
Camilla Overbye Roos ...
Kristen
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Herman
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Sherree
Bentley Mitchum ...
Sykes
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Phil
Bridget Wilkes ...
Bank Hostage
Gina Angela Ritchie ...
Annie (as Angela Ritchie)
Elizabeth Bradley ...
Mexican Street Hooker
Bill Stuart ...
Customs Officer
Valentin Sandoval ...
Illegal Mexican Man
Alma Nava ...
Illegal Mexican Woman
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Jake Barnes is a security guard in a Texas border town bank. His boss asks him to spy on his sexy wife, that Jake is having an affair with. When he meets Danish girl Kristen, he gets caught up in a plot to steal millions of dollars of laundry money. Jake is caught between two women who want to become his partner in the theft. When the time comes for the robbery, a furious gun battle ensues that follows cross after double-cross... Written by Anonymous

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A bank robbery to die for.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, sex and language | See all certifications »
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19 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coyote Rain  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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When Jake and Rosalita are staring across the border, the shot of downtown El Paso is played in reverse. This is obvious by looking at the people and the cars on the street below, moving backwards. See more »

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Hole In My Soul
Written by John Bishop
Performed by John Bishop
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An enjoyably moody, though ultimately flawed, action drama.
16 November 1999 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This film starts out with all the moody promise of a great contemporary noir Western - after the ill-conceived opening flashback sequence anyway. The scenery is beautifully desolate, the characters achingly isolated. While some of the acting is less than believable, the plot ultimately delivers enough tension and twists to make this movie worth a look.


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