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Lies & Illusions (2009)

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A self help author is hunted by thugs who believe the writer holds millions of dollars in diamonds stolen by his dead fiancée.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Casino ...
Alba Jeanne MacConnell ...
Elderly Woman (as Alba Jean McConnell)
Barrie McConnell ...
Elderly Man
Tracy Schornick ...
Bank President
Kelly Hyde ...
Bank Teller
Andrea Hubbard ...
Bank Woman
Saybher Perrigo ...


A self help author is hunted by thugs who believe the writer holds millions of dollars in diamonds stolen by his dead fiancée.

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Nothing is what it seems. See more »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 August 2009 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

Alicia's Book  »

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$4,500,000 (estimated)

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Did You Know?


In the scene where Nicole enters the hotel room after Samantha kills the goon, the door light flashes red, which only happens when the key is invalid, yet in the next shot she is seen opening the door. See more »


Isaac: I know my diamonds are nearby. Shall we go get them? And no, that is not a question.
Samantha: I need him to get the package.
Isaac: [whispers] So many problems and distractions.
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References Going My Way (1944) See more »


Written and Performed by Leon aka C2-Carl Cyrius
Published by CSB Properties Music Publishing (BMI)
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Just not a good movie...
8 August 2013 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

At the beginning I saw that in this movie plays Cuba Gooding Jr. and Christian Slater and I thought it's gonna be a nice movie. Then I saw the trailer of this movie and I understood that it will not be such a good movie that I suppose.

It is not a good movie and I do not recommend it because I did not like it and I can tell you that it is a boring movie and not an action movie. Although one thing that I liked in this movie is the performance of Cuba Gooding Jr. as a bad guy.

Finally "Lies & Illusions" is a movie to simply pass your time and nothing more.

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