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Down the Drain (1990)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 25 April 1990 (USA)
A crooked lawyer brings together some of the clients he's gotten off and schemes to rob a bank vault. However, after the robbery, he discovers that the "goods" he's stolen is actually a top-secret microchip that foreign powers are after, and they will stop at nothing to get it.

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Victor Scalia
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Kathy Miller
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Jed Stewart
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Don Santiago
Marc Fiorini ...
Boris (as Marco Fiorini)
Mickey Morton ...
Jay
Nick DeMauro ...
Dino Carpatti
Barry Neikrug ...
Tom Dart
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Buckley
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Chico
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Policeman (desk)
Dominic Barto ...
Louie Girardo
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Patrick
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Dick Rogers
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Sophia
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A crooked lawyer brings together some of the clients he's gotten off and schemes to rob a bank vault. However, after the robbery, he discovers that the "goods" he's stolen is actually a top-secret microchip that foreign powers are after, and they will stop at nothing to get it.

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microchip | vault | bank | robbery | lawyer | See All (13) »

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Comedy | Crime

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25 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Antaa mennä vaan  »

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John Matuszak's final film. See more »

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Features Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988) See more »

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Sliding Down the Drain
Written by Rick Krizman, Robert C. Hughes and Sherwood Ball
Sung by Sherwood Ball
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Odd comedy caper
21 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

In most respects this is a pretty dreadful film, with broad overacting (hello Andrew Stevens), appalling racial stereotyping (thanks, screenwriter Moshe Hadar), and a predictable outcome. At the same time there is something endearing about the film, a barely disguised T and A remake of The Thomas Crown Affair. At the very least the action is non-stop and indiscriminate viewers will be pulled along in the story's undertow. I can't really recommend it, but if you happen across it late one night on cable, you'll probably enjoy it.


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