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Bad Apple (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  16 February 2004 (USA)
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An undercover FBI agent tries to infiltrate a gang of goodfellas and falls in love with his informant's sister. Black humor and a cool attitude make the routine story fun.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tozzi
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Gibbons
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Lorraine Gibbons
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Colonel Tom Ryanmy 'Bells' Bellavita
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Gina
James Villemaire ...
Freshy
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Stanley (as Anthony Ribustello)
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Ivers
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Buddha Stanzione
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Fleisig
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Katapoulos
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Tuckman's Guard
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Videographer
Rosey Edeh ...
Tuckman's Make-Up Woman
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Two FBI agents, Mike Tozzi and Cuthbert Gibbons, try to bring down a loan-sharking business run by the mob. Things become increasingly intense after a series of crosses and double-crosses leave both agents at the mercy of their targets. But that doesn't prevent the sexual tension from heating up, as one of the agents gets tangled up with his informant's sister. Written by www.tnt.tv

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Bells: Listen to the mouth on this one, Mikey. And they call her brother Freshy.
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Excellent, for a TV movie.
15 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very well made, well scripted, well directed movie.

One has to rate it, however, based on the fact that it's a "Made for TNN" production. As such, it somehow feels like a TV show, not a major motion picture. It's an odd thing, because I can't quite place why this is. Maybe it's the lighting, or the quality of the film stock, or.. ????

The director has previously done some of the "Law and Order" episodes, and that's basically what this film looks like.

Still, it's totally engaging. A great mix of action and intelligent humor. No typical cliches, and the cast is absolutely perfect.

Highly recommended.


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