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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 »

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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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Details

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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lisa Kudrow made her acting debut on this film, but her part ended up on the cutting room floor. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Joe Morgan: I feel like a goddamn mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed bullshit.
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Written by Lenny Macaluso and Gloria Sklervo
Performed by Jasmin
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8 May 2001 | by =G=See all my reviews

In "Impulse" a female undercover cop (Russell) stings johns, gets involved with a drug bust, and...yada yada yada. A typical and ordinary Hollywood crime genre product with Russell and Fahey sharing the spotlight, "Impulse" is a par flick, shot entirely in and around L.A., with the usual ugly bad guys, macho cops, chases, shootouts, etc. with the emphasis on drama over action. Nothing new here. Best enjoyed with your favorite beverage and munchies.


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