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Popeye Doyle (1986)

While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic... See full summary »

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Peter Levin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ed O'Neill ... Popeye Doyle
Matthew Laurance ... Tony Parese
James Handy ... Lieutenant Gregory Paulus
Candy Clark ... Corinne Evans
George De La Pena ... Itan Kellerman / The Shadow
Audrey Landers ... Jill Anneyard
Nicholas Kadi ... Auram Bardas / The Weasel
Elias Zarou ... Fahoud Nazzim
Gary Tacon Gary Tacon ... Deli Bandit #1
Phil Neilson Phil Neilson ... Deli Bandit #2
Elizabeth Lennie Elizabeth Lennie ... Toni
Peter Virgile Peter Virgile ... Pretty Boy
Richard Monette Richard Monette ... Patrick Henley
S.J. Fellowes S.J. Fellowes ... Nurse #1
Guy Sanvido Guy Sanvido ... Sammy
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While Popeye Doyle (Ed ONeill) is investigating what appears to be a very simple drug overdose, he becomes involved in international intrigue. The Mosad and various other foreign diplomatic figures turn up everywhere he goes. The drug overdose becomes a very involved murder case. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Det börjar med mord! See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

An unsold TV pilot based on the character from The French Connection (1971). See more »

Goofs

When Weasel is stalking Popeye through the abandoned building, his shoes make the distinct crisp sound of leather but he is wearing sneakers which would have made no sound. See more »

Connections

References Popeye the Sailor (1960) See more »

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American Chaser
Written by Molly Johnson & Norman Orenstein
Performed by Alta Moda
Courtesy of Current Records
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21 November 2002 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

Just another cheap rip off TV film that has no direction, no acting ability and a horrible plot. I'm not even sure if this was supposed to be a sequel to the French Connection or not, but whatever it was, it reeked. 1/4 stars


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