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Case Closed (1988)

Approved | | Crime, Action, Drama | TV Movie 19 April 1988
A young homicide detective and a retired police detective work together to solve three recent murders related to an old, unsolved case of a stolen diamond.

Director:

Dick Lowry

Writers:

Byron Allen (screenplay), Byron Allen (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marc Alaimo ... Curtis Block
Byron Allen ... Det. Brockman
Donna Biscoe ... Allison
Sophia Bowen Sophia Bowen ... Girl on Car
Jimmy Briscoe Jimmy Briscoe ... Little Hammerhead
John Burton Jr. ... Police Officer
Jerry Campbell Jerry Campbell ... Hitman #3
Ron Culbreth Ron Culbreth ... Elevator Operator
Stanton Cunningham Stanton Cunningham ... Cop in Apartment
David de Vries ... Ben
Dean DuBois Dean DuBois ... Lawyer
Saundra Dunson-Franks Saundra Dunson-Franks ... Female Cop (as Saundra Franks)
Charles Durning ... Les Kabowski
Bruce Evers Bruce Evers ... Driver #3
Bill Fleet Bill Fleet ... Detective #1
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A young homicide detective and a retired police detective work together to solve three recent murders related to an old, unsolved case of a stolen diamond.

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Crime | Action | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Death by Diamonds See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Shut and closed
18 June 2005 | by jotix100See all my reviews

This film, obviously a TV pilot was shown the other night on a cable mystery channel. The film, while not completely bad, seems to need another writer since Byron Allen, its star, seems not to be objective about what we are seeing. Evidently, this was a serial that didn't make it as such.

As an action packed thriller, it has it's own good moments. Best of all is Charles Durning, a man who knows a lot about acting. He steals the movie as the retired Les Kabowski, who wants to cooperate with Det. Brockman, an eager man trying to solve an unsolved case. Both actors seem to have hit it off well, as it shows in the finished product.

Perhaps with another team doing the writing, this would have made a good series. Byron Allen proves he has what it takes to be entertaining, if at times he appears too eager to please. The action is well paced and keep us interested in what's being presented.

Better luck next time.


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