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High Stakes (1989)

A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

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Amos Kollek

Writer:

Amos Kollek
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Kirkland ... Bambi / Melanie Rose
Robert LuPone ... John Stratton
Richard Lynch ... Slim
Sarah Michelle Gellar ... Karen Rose (as Sarah Gellar)
Kathy Bates ... Jill
W.T. Martin W.T. Martin ... Bob
Eddie Earl Hatch Eddie Earl Hatch ... Earl
Betty Miller ... Mother
Maia Danziger ... Veronica
Jesse Corti ... Super
Samantha Louca Samantha Louca ... Stratton Receptionist
Larry Block Larry Block ... Harvey
June Stein June Stein ... Betty
Michael Steinhardt Michael Steinhardt ... Good Time Man
Maggie Wagner ... Woman in Bar
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A New York hooker tries to keep her daughter out of the clutches of the mobsters she works for.

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Thriller

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R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Melanie Rose See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Mono

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Color
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Sarah Michelle Gellar's movie debut with a screen credit. See more »

Quotes

Melanie Rose: Go ahead, shoot me! Come on, you're a man, shoot me if it makes you so happy!
Slim: Happy? Happy?
[laughs]
Slim: Shhhhhhit...
[he walks away]
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Featured in Whore (1991) See more »

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Boring.
2 August 1999 | by Kewl_MeSee all my reviews

That's really the only word that describes this little known flick. About a woman who's in with the mob, in which they threatened to kidnap her daughter, and the woman is also involved with some police officer. Watch out for Sarah Michelle Gellar in the role of the daughter, which is the only good thing about this movie. * out of *****.


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