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Clinton and Nadine (1988)

Not Rated | | Action, Crime, Thriller | TV Movie 28 May 1988
Clinton is desperate to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.

Director:

Jerry Schatzberg

Writer:

Robert Foster (as Willard Walpole)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andy Garcia ... Clinton Dillard
Ellen Barkin ... Nadine Powers
Morgan Freeman ... Dorsey Pratt
Michael Lombard Michael Lombard ... James Conrad
John C. McGinley ... Turner
Brad Sullivan ... Gen. John Anson
Alan North ... Detective Rayburn
Bill Raymond ... Jewell
Mario Ernesto Sánchez ... Rojas
Nancy Giles Nancy Giles ... Alice
Helen Davies Helen Davies ... Ione
Julio Oscar Mechoso ... Huesito
Anthony Correa ... Luis
Jay Amor ... Bernardo
Helen Hanft ... Lady Manager
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Storyline

Clinton is desperate to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.

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Murder brought them together... Love kept them alive.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood Money: The Story of Clinton and Nadine See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Although a cable TV film in he US, the film was released to video as "Blood Money" in several other countries and was billed as a straight theatrical film. See more »

Alternate Versions

Although the film features strong language, some foreign prints crudely edit out the close up shots of the Hotel Manager being gunned down in Clinton's room. See more »

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Average
19 July 2009 | by TBJCSKCNRRQTreviewsSee all my reviews

That basically sums up everything about this. It's definitely not good, then again, it could be worse. The plot doesn't really go anywhere you wouldn't expect it to, and the mystery is the only decent thing about it, offering at least one or two surprises in this entire thing. This utterly wastes Freeman and McGinley(who, of course, as always, is beyond awesome, there's no physical way for him to not be, no matter what he's portraying, or how much screen-time he gets), both of them having been in far superior films, and taken on considerably more compelling roles. There's eye-candy for everyone, in Barkin and Garcia. The pacing is fine. None of the acting is all that great. This just really doesn't stand out, it's got the tired old clichés and developments that we've seen countless times before, and done infinitely better. Cinematography and editing don't stand out at all. Nor do dialog or delivery. This isn't likely to stay in anyone's mind for terribly long after watching. It's half-baked and unimpressive. There is some strong language, nudity and a little violence in this. I recommend it only to the biggest fans, or those merely seeking something attractive to gaze upon. 5/10


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