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Out Cold (1989)

Sunny is married to the butcher Ernie; their marriage is about to end as both of them have affairs. Thus Sunny hires Lester Atlas as private investigator in order to collect proofs for the ... See full summary »

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Customer #2
Madison Arnold ...
Plumber #1
Carmen Alvarez Block ...
Mrs. Rifkin
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Phyllis
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Lew
Thomas Byrd ...
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Sgt. Haroldson
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Mrs. Colby
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Panetti's Dancer (as Deborah Lamb)
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Cop #1 (as James Lashley)
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Customer #1
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Sunny is married to the butcher Ernie; their marriage is about to end as both of them have affairs. Thus Sunny hires Lester Atlas as private investigator in order to collect proofs for the divorce. One evening drunken Ernie and his partner Dave have a fight in the butchery with the result of Ernie getting knocked out in the fridge where he dies during the night. But it was not Dave's fault but intentional murder by Sunny. Only Lester has proofs so Sunny kills him, too. Thus she only has to kill Dave to get rid of all witnesses, but he can free himself out of the fridge and wants to take revenge... Written by Volker Boehm

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3 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Congelado  »

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$294,266
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Teri Garr and Bruce McGill also appeared in Tales from the crypt episode The Trap (1991). See more »

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When Sunny first meets with Atlas Investigations, the Honda car carrier ship appears, disappears, and then reappears in the window behind them. See more »


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She's My Girl
Written and Performed by Mark Moulin and Grady Walker
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Good cast, good plot, but rhythm is off
25 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

The plot of "Out Cold" could have made a movie as funny as the 1950's era Alec Guinness/Ealing Studios comedies. But something didn't click for me in the way "Out Cold" was filmed. Most notably, the music was way off. Music and sound effects was a big part of the Guinness comedies. But in addition to the poor music choices and lack of comic sound effects, there were stretches that didn't seem to accomplish anything except take up time.

There is a twist at the end of "Out Cold" that is left for the viewer to interpret. Was Dave (John Lithgow) not the bumbling naif he seemed to be?


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