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Partners in Crime (2000)

R | | Crime, Drama | 16 May 2000 (USA)
A small-town detective is assigned to work on a high-profile kidnapping case reporting to a decorated FBI agent, who happens to be his ex-wife.

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Gene Reardon
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Wallis P. Longsworth
Andrew Dolan ...
Lloyd Dyer
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Buster Cummings
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Mike Pelton
Sarah Ashley ...
Stacey Reardon (as Sarah Ashley Williams)
Geoff Hansen ...
Philip Weems
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Mrs. Weems
Kristin Kahle ...
Diane Fowler
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Matt Wheeler
John Kenneth Mergist ...
Philip Weems, Jr.
Sue Ann Gilfillan ...
Valerie Highsmith
Jennifer Warren ...
Mary Sikes
Dennis Saylor ...
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Reb Fleming ...
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Gene Reardon (Hauer) is a twice-divorced police detective who lives with his daughter. When a well-heeled local man is kidnapped, the FBI is called in, which introduces Longsworth (played by Paulina Porizkova). Longsworth happens to have been Reardon's first wife. Reardon's police reputation stinks because he botched a high-profile kidnapping case many years ago, which resulted in a baby who was never found. When ransom demands are finally heard, Reardon must try to solve the case without repeating his mistakes. Written by veloc <velo_00@yahoo.com>

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He's on the trail of a killer... that leads directly to him.

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Police said the postman had to move the victims car to get by, but the tan sedan passes the victims vehicle going the other direction after the kidnapping with no problem. See more »

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Wallis P. Longsworth: Alright, twenty questions.
Buster Cummings: Alright.
Wallis P. Longsworth: Why does a happy healthy man in a normal course of events voluntarily abandon his car and leave the motor running?
Gene Reardon: He Doesn't. He gets out of the car for a number of reasons, voluntarily, but he doesn't voluntarily abandon his car with the motor running.
Buster Cummings: Or maybe he leaves the motor running to protect himself from the cold.
Wallis P. Longsworth: Why does he stop and get out of the car volunarily?
Gene Reardon: Maybe he likes the view, maybe he's got a car problem.
Buster Cummings: Maybe he has to take a leak.
Wallis P. Longsworth: ...
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18 October 2006 | by (tucson, arizona) – See all my reviews

I was completely captivated by this movie. For what in year's gone by would have constituted a B movie or secondary feature, this film was excellent down the line. The story is crisp, and without slow spots. The acting is uniformly excellent. And to look at Paulina Porizkova is heavenly. Rutger Hauer is always good, and all acting is under control. The children in this are terrific, especially a beautiful performance by Hauer,s daughter. The directing is superlative; even the dog wasn't obviously looking at his handler off-screen. The pace, photography, sets, were of the highest order. You can watch this one over and over and still enjoy it. Bravo.


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