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Delusion (1991)

A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and ... See full summary »

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Carl Colpaert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Metzler ... George O'Brien
Jennifer Rubin ... Patti (as Jennifer Rubin-LaBoe)
Kyle Secor ... Chevy
Jerry Orbach ... Larry
Robert Costanzo ... Myron Sales
Tracey Walter ... Bus Ticket Cashier
Barbara Alyn Woods ... Julie
Amanda Horan Kennedy Amanda Horan Kennedy ... Carly (as Barbra Horan)
Angelina Fiordellisi ... Biker Girl (as Angelina Fiordelissi)
Raymond Singer ... Jim
Tommy Redmond Hicks Tommy Redmond Hicks ... Cop
Kevin West ... Thug #1
Darryl Cox ... Thug #2
Bob McCracken ... Thug #3
Pat Reilly Pat Reilly ... Thug #4
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A man who has just embezzled money from his company is driving through the Nevada desert. He picks up a pretty girl and her seemingly goofy boyfriend. The girl is a Las Vegas showgirl and the boyfriend turns out to be a professional killer, and he has no intention of letting the motorist finish the trip. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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She only wanted love. But money's better than nothing.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 June 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mirage See more »

Filming Locations:

Amargosa Valley, Nevada, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$233,488
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cineville See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Feature directorial debut of Carl Colpaert. See more »

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Yet Another Producer - Harold Julbe See more »

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From Rusholme With Love
Music by Barry Adamson
Featuring Seamus Beaghen and Tito Heradia
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd. © 1989
Published by Dying Art Ltd
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Enjoyable, twist-a-minute late-night fare.
1 July 2002 | by jayson_firestormSee all my reviews

An entertaining late-night film (I found myself watching it at 1a.m. one night) with twists and turns a-plenty in the plot.

A computer whiz (Jim Metzler) who faces redundancy, is driving through the desert, fleeing with a vast sum of embezzled company funds, when he is duped into picking up a curious but seemingly harmless young couple (Kyle Secor and Jennifer Rubin) - unaware that, amongst other things, the seemingly goofy boyfriend is actually a professional killer hired to kill him. From there, things take numerous turns far too complex to attempt explaining here, but sufficient to say, there's a plot twist awaiting around every corner.

Just as the film sets out to follow one scenario - each of which would usually be sufficient for the entire plot of a late night film of this genre - suddenly things are turned on their head and the story takes a different direction. Don't pop out to get a drink else you'll miss a vital turn and spend ages trying to catch up with whats happening!

The cast is mostly unknown (seen performing in other B-movies at most) but don't be put off, as each of the leads deliver solid, watchable performances.

Things begin to get a little shaky an hour or so in, with the late stages of the film maybe not as good as early on, but not enough to damage the film overall.

All-in-all, for what this film is - essentially a late-night B-movie - its above average compared to many of its counterparts, thanks to good performances and the twist-a-minute plot.


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