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Random Encounter (1998)

Unrated | | Thriller, Crime | 18 September 1998 (USA)
Elizabeth Berkley stars as a young and rising Public Relations executive who meets a strange man after a cocktail party, and she is framed for murder.

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Alicia 'Allie' Brayman
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Kyle Jones (as Joel Wyner)
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Det. Ed Royko
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Blake Preston
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Avery Shaw
Ellen David ...
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Judy Grant
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Eilen Brayman
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Mary Bradley ...
Madeleine
Alan Fawcett ...
Jack Barton
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Jane Rawlings
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Mark Brewster
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Kevin Douglas (as Dean Fleming)
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Elizabeth Berkley stars as a young and rising Public Relations executive who meets a strange man after a cocktail party, and she is framed for murder.

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Cross the threshold from first glance ..to unending fear. See more »

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Kyle: How would you like some more champagne?
Allie: No, I shouldn't.
Kyle: I know you shouldn't, but that doesn't mean you won't.
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Lost In The Wind
Lyrics and Music by Alexander Caplan
Performed by Alexander Caplan
Used with the permission of 280 Records
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adequate thriller
20 June 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This suspense/thriller only got a 4.7 from IMDBers, but I'd give it another point, not quite a 6. As another reviewer said, Eliz is pretty good, better than in Showgirls, and she's never hard to look at. Interesting seeing her as an exec instead of a stripper in Showgirls, but some of those micro-skirts might almost be the same thing.

The plot is ok, but the manner in which she is framed is just too much of a stretch. The movie will lose many viewers at that point ... the chances of things working out that way are about 1 in a million, and the framers are counting on it! But if ya can get by that, and like murder/suspense flicks, it's worth a couple bucks to rent. -Bob


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