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Chain Letters (1985)

Not Rated | | Drama | March 1988 (USA)
A wicked picture of the New York yuppie scene in which nine upwardly mobile Manhattanites all receive a chain letter. Depending on their decision to either pass the letter on or to break ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Rappaport

Writer:

Mark Rappaport
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Arnott ... Paul
Reed Birney ... Greg
David Brisbin ... Phil
Randy Danson Randy Danson ... Beth
Daniel Davis ... Steve
Tom DiCillo ... Bob
Joe Godfrey Joe Godfrey ... Television host
Marilyn Jones Marilyn Jones ... Tracy
Barbara Jordan Barbara Jordan ... Abracadabra
Joan MacIntosh ... Evelyn
Ellen McElduff ... Eva
Bill Phillips ... Mailman
Robert Schenkkan ... Rick
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A wicked picture of the New York yuppie scene in which nine upwardly mobile Manhattanites all receive a chain letter. Depending on their decision to either pass the letter on or to break the chain, the various characters encounter romance, fulfillment, and sudden death.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kettenbriefe See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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