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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

Feature directorial debut of Carl Colpaert. See more »

Crazy Credits

Special thanks are given to B-actress and "Halloween" costar P.J. Soles in the end credits See more »

Soundtracks

Mirage XT
Music by Rex Taylor Smith
Produced and Performed by Rex Taylor Smith
Engineered by Charles Poilard
© 1990 Cineville Records Inc.
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Delusion : offbeat, mesmerizing, brilliant!

This is a movie that has real class. It's a haunting, offbeat thriller, a psychological character study, a sophisticated, modern film noir.

The story centers on three main characters, each acted to perfection by Jim Metzler, Jennifer Rubin, and Kyle Secor. The timing and dialogue are exquisite, and the plot is believable and eerily realistic. The viewer is mesmerized as the story unfolds against the hauntingly beautiful backdrop of Death Valley. Even the minor characters add to the sinister but fascinating atmosphere that is maintained from start to end.

This is a movie that is so absorbing, so extraordinary in every way, that it actually can be habit-forming. It gets better with every viewing. In my opinion, this may be the best movie ever produced.


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