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Kiss Shot (1989)

A detached black mother loses her job and also the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in such ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Sarah Collins
Dennis Franz ... Max Fleischer
Tasha Scott Tasha Scott ... Jenny
David Marciano ... Rick Powell
Teddy Wilson ... Billy Tatum
Dorian Harewood ... Kevin Merrick
Adilah Barnes ... Amanda Gilbert
Charles Branklyn Charles Branklyn
Phyllis Coates
Richard Dupell Richard Dupell
Bob Ernst Bob Ernst
Eva Gholson Eva Gholson
Michael Halton Michael Halton
Chuck L. Hilbert Chuck L. Hilbert
Kathryn Keats Kathryn Keats
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A detached black mother loses her job and also the ability to pay back her credit. She recalls her billiard skills and begins to play for money. Will she be cool enough to be a pro in such a game? Things get worse when she falls in love with an opponent. Written by Shey Weaver

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sarahs großes Spiel See more »

Filming Locations:

San Jose, California, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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In the biker bar, the group of bikers sitting/standing around watching them play was a real group of Harley Owners Group (HOG) members. See more »

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Trivia
13 December 2005 | by christopherandbarbSee all my reviews

My cousin, Joni, is the brunette sitting on the next pool table in the biker bar. Her H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) was hired as extras especially for this scene. I am proud to say, Joni received a few extra seconds as the camera panned over her group! Besides the fact Joni was in it, I really liked the movie. I thought it was hilarious when Sarah first meets Kevin Merrick (hunk, Dorian Harewood), and hands him her coat, thinking he is merely a doorman! This movie is a good example of what a divorced woman in America would do to keep her head above water to provide for her child. It also was an example of how hard it is to deal with parents (her father) who think their child made a big mistake getting pregnant and married as a teenager. The biblical references (Sarah being named after Sarah from the Bible) was endearing. I think her father was a minister, or parishioner in their church. I even learned how to play Nine-Ball after watching this movie. Although it was a low-budget movie, it was a good one!!


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