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Impulse (1990)

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Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be ... See full summary »

Director:

Sondra Locke

Writers:

John DeMarco (story), John DeMarco (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Theresa Russell ... Lottie Mason
Jeff Fahey ... Stan
George Dzundza ... Lt. Joe Morgan
Alan Rosenberg ... Charley Katz
Nicholas Mele Nicholas Mele ... Rossi
Eli Danker ... Dimarjian
Charles McCaughan ... Frank Munoff
Lynne Thigpen ... Dr. Gardner
Shawn Elliott ... Tony Peron
Angelo Tiffe ... Luke
Christopher Lawford ... Steve
Nick Savage Nick Savage ... Edge
Dan Bell Dan Bell ... Anson
Tom Dahlgren Tom Dahlgren ... District Attorney
Daniel Quinn ... Ted Gates
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Storyline

Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attempting to help Stan, the District Attorney, set-up a drug buy with a witness he needs for another case, they seem to have mutual attraction in each other. Lt. Joe Morgan has the hots for her, but she cant stand him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Shes an undercover cop. Seduced by a fantasy. Trapped in a mystery. Led by a dangerous impulse. Its easy to lose control.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A bűn vonzásában See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,544,504
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Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The last theatrical film written by Leigh Chapman. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Joe Morgan: I feel like a goddamn mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed bullshit.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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Crackling good police yarn...
18 August 2007 | by moonspinner55See all my reviews

A female undercover cop, overworked, exhausted and ready for a break, gets seduced one night into a short walk on the wild side, but it may prove to be her undoing. Well-directed cop thriller isn't a blockbuster, nor is it capable of really expanding its perimeters on the basis of a slight budget, but filmmaker Sondra Locke gets fine performances from her cast, particularly Theresa Russell, exuding palpable street-glamor in the lead, and handsome George Dzundza as her lieutenant. I have never been an admirer of creepy-eyed Jeff Fahey's work (he always seems hyped up for little purpose), but he isn't too distracting here. Little-seen picture is perfect late-night TV fodder; nothing overly substantial or imaginative, but tightly-wound and involving. **1/2 from ****


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