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Motel Blue (1997)

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Kyle Rivers has joined the Dpt of Defense as an investigator. Her first assignment is to do a background check on Lana Hawking, scientist for a top secret clearance.

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Lana Hawking
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Agent Kyle Rivers
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Agent Daniel Larimer
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Chief MacIntyre
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Steven Butler
Barry Sattels ...
Wayne Hawking
Malcolm Yates ...
Dr. Jeremy Marks
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Oscar Bevins
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Capistrano Minister
Lou Rawls ...
Gospel Minister
John LaMotta ...
Agent Sands
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Agent Bartlett
Jeanette O'Connor ...
Motel Blue Manager
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Motel Blue Maid
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Kyle Rivers has joined the Dpt of Defense as an investigator. Her first assignment is to do a background check on Lana Hawking, scientist for a top secret clearance. Along the way they develop a relationship that leads to the corruption of Kyle. The film demonstrates her lost innocense and Lana's efforts to recapture her own. Written by Steven J. Anderson

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Check Into The Fantasy. Check Into The Unknown. What Bakes Your Pie? Get A Room See more »

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Thriller

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Rated R for strong sexuality, violence and language | See all certifications »
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16 December 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blue Motel  »

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$1,250,000 (estimated)
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A second rate attempt with an intriguing plot.
5 February 2000 | by (Pomfret, CT) – See all my reviews

After reading the film jacket one would expect a high powered thriller with lots of suspense. What you get is a dreamy opium screenplay with lots of potential but unrealized payback. We stay detached from the characters, which unfortunately highlights the flaws in the acting and screenplay. Sean Penn is a good choice for the sexually confused antagonist, but Robert Vaughn doesn't put much effort into his part. Most of the problem is no doubt the script. The story has plenty of twists, but the script doesn't capitalize on it's potential. Because of this, holes develop in it's plausibility that leave one wondering who would believe it. Perhaps it was meant to be just a bad dream, but I had to give it 5 points for it's ambiance, which was mesmerizing and enticing.


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