5.1/10
789
11 user 5 critic

Chains of Gold (1991)

Scott Barnes is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP... See full summary »

Director:

Rod Holcomb
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Shout (1991)
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A new music teacher in a 1955 West Texas home for wayward boys brings new vision and hope for many of the interned boys.

Director: Jeffrey Hornaday
Stars: John Travolta, Jamie Walters, Heather Graham
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Harmon
Stars: John Travolta, Ellie Raab, Tito Larriva
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The story takes place in alternative America where the blacks are members of social elite, and whites are inhabitants of inner city ghettos. Louis Pinnock is a white worker in a chocolate ... See full summary »

Director: Desmond Nakano
Stars: John Travolta, Harry Belafonte, Kelly Lynch
The Experts (1989)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. instead with the intention of teaching KGB... See full summary »

Director: Dave Thomas
Stars: John Travolta, Arye Gross, Kelly Preston
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

A lonely socialite and a young drifter enter into a May-December romance.

Director: Jane Wagner
Stars: Lily Tomlin, John Travolta, Andra Akers
Two of a Kind (1983)
Comedy | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When God decides to destroy Earth, four angels aim to redeem mankind through a young man and woman with troubles of their own.

Director: John Herzfeld
Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Charles Durning
Mad City (1997)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A disgruntled security guard holds a school trip group hostage, while a news reporter forms a bond with him.

Director: Costa-Gavras
Stars: John Travolta, Dustin Hoffman, Alan Alda
Eye See You (2002)
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A lead detective being stalked by a serial killer is asked to check into a clinic treating law enforcement officials who can't face their jobs.

Director: Jim Gillespie
Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Charles S. Dutton, Polly Walker
Basements (TV Movie 1987)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Adaptations of two early plays, The Room and The Dumb Waiter, by Noble Prize-winning, English playwright Harold Pinter. The first revolves around paranoiac woman trapped in her apartment. The other is about two small-time crooks waiting.

Director: Robert Altman
Stars: John Travolta, Tom Conti, Linda Hunt
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After being released from a psychiatric institution, a man tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his now-ex wife from the events that led up to his incarceration.

Director: Nick Cassavetes
Stars: Sean Penn, Robin Wright, John Travolta
Hard to Kill (1990)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Left for dead with his wife killed in their house, L.A. Detective Mason Storm will have to make a quick recovery, expose those behind the murder and take revenge.

Director: Bruce Malmuth
Stars: Steven Seagal, Kelly LeBrock, William Sadler
Boris and Natasha (TV Movie 1992)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

The classic cartoon spies, Boris and Natasha, get their very own live-action adventure. Sent to America to find an important microchip, the usually villainous duo begin to question who they're working for and why.

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Sally Kellerman, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Travolta ... Scott Barnes
Marilu Henner ... Jackie
Joey Lawrence ... Tommy
Bernie Casey ... Sergeant Falco
Hector Elizondo ... Lieutenant Ortega
Benjamin Bratt ... Carlos
Ramón Franco ... James
Conchata Ferrell ... Martha Burke
Tammy Lauren ... Rachel Burke
Raphael Rey Gomez Raphael Rey Gomez ... Bobby
Jack Lam Jack Lam ... Che Che
Anson Downes ... Ed
Will Knickerbocker Will Knickerbocker ... Donaldson
Jafari Dunn Jafari Dunn ... Pedro
John Archie John Archie ... Vincent
Edit

Storyline

Scott Barnes is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP, run by Carlos. Written by Angela Anuszewski <axa143@psu.edu>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

If you think one man can't make a difference, think again. See more »


Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cadenas de oro See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed in 1989 for a theatrical release, but debuted on cable television. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Cut-Throats Nine (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Machine II
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Oh Yeah
8 December 1998 | by Wild-2See all my reviews

If you see this movie on the video shelf at a video store, rent it. It is definitely worth seeing.


2 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed