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The Dark Side (1987)

The Darkside (original title)
A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims ... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tony Galati Tony Galati ... Tony Russo
Cynthia Preston ... Laura (as Cyndy Preston)
Peter Read Peter Read ... Roscoe
John Tench ... Sully
Charles Loriot Charles Loriot ... Lou
David Hewlett ... Chuckie
Paul Lamothe Paul Lamothe ... Harvey
Sherrey Lee Jones Sherrey Lee Jones ... Sandy (as Sherry Babych)
Peter Greco Peter Greco ... Ernie
Robert Shipman ... Joe Boy
Allan Hill Allan Hill ... Video Store Clerk
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A cab driver gets mixed up with a fare he picks up who turns out to be a porno star, and she claims she has proof that the people she is working for are producing snuff films. Her claims seem to be validated when the cabbie notices suspicious looking people following them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Not since "Blue Velvet" has there been such a terrifying journey into... See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 1987 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Lou: It takes two to shoot. You and the gun.
Tony Russo: Three. You forgot the victim.
Tony Russo: [Tony fires his gun at a bottle]
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Connections

References Puckman (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Out of Control
Written and Sung by John Puchieie
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Worth viewing if you are a David Hewlett Fan
4 June 2011 | by kespridlizSee all my reviews

This movie is obviously low budget but I did not care. I watched this movie purely on the fact that David Hewlett was in it. He is not a lead character but he does have some nice scenes. His character "Chuckie" does forward the plot - what there is of a plot.

If you are a David Hewlett fan then this movie IS worth watching - he made it when he was nineteen years old, and you can see that he had acquired a certain amount of acting skill even at this young age. He does make a credible drug addict. I would recommend this if you are a David Hewlett fan just so you can see he is not just Rodney McKay from Stargate Atlantis. Other reviewer have said that the other acting is not that good but I found it adequate to watch the movie. Enjoy.


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