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The Right Temptation (2000)

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A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.

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Derien McCall, a nightmare-plagued ex-cop turned private investigator, takes an odd assignment from Anthea, the wife of a wealthy real-estate magnate, Michael Ferrow-Smith: to flirt with him and see if he expresses interest. Her emotions quickly take over and the flirting becomes more than that. Derien conducts an affair with Michael and breaks off the client relationship with Anthea, but a desperate call from Anthea brings Derien to Michael's house late one night. What's going on, Derien wonders, has she been set up? If so, by whom? Can she solve the crime, avoid imprisonment, and rid herself of the demons of her past? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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She's A Private Investigator Who's Found The Wrong Man But... [The Right Temptation]


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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May 2001 (Germany)  »

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You Can Stop Looking, I'm Already Dead  »

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When Derian's partner is taking photos of Michael Farrow-Smith in a restaurant from a car across the street, you see a flash going off, but no flash would be effective at this distance and, in any case, it would just bounce off the car window, so the photos would be useless. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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BAD ATTITUDE
Written by William Pearson
Courtesy of Hearst Pearson Music (BMI)
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Watchable but ordinary
3 November 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

A female P.I., estimated to be "The Right Temptation", is hired by a women to try to seduce her wealthy husband thereby testing his loyalty...blaa, blaa. So begins another plasticized, predictable, trite formula Hollywood clone noirish mystery with characters too shallow, patter too glib, and story too pat. There's nothing here for an audience to sink their teeth into leaving one to just sit back and zone.


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