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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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Derian McCall (as Rebecca DeMornay)
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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 Michael is shot and falls through the window, there is no glass debris falling around him as he falls. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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POWER HOUSE
Written by Phil Marshall
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Dark and Appealing
22 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

Nicely photographed, with an interesting and appealing lead character, this film slowly draws you in as you try to follow all the plot twists, deciding who is the bad guy and who is manipulating whom. While borrowing themes from Fatal Attraction, this film owes more of its feel to film noir detective films of the 1950s. The old fashioned names of the characters add to that atmosphere. You'll be hard pressed to follow all the subtleties of The Right Temptation but you will also find that it's worth the effort to pay attention. This is a film worth watching if you're in the mood for a thriller with a few twists to its plot.


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