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Love Crimes (1992)

A tough female district attorney is investigating a man who picks out women from public places by posing as a famous photographer, then takes pictures of them, then pushes on their ... See full summary »

Director:

Lizzie Borden

Writers:

Allan Moyle (story), Allan Moyle (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sean Young ... Dana Greenway
Patrick Bergin ... David Hanover
Arnetia Walker ... Maria Johnson
James Read ... Stanton Gray
Ron Orbach ... Det. Eugene Tully
Fern Dorsey Fern Dorsey ... Colleen Dells
Tina Hightower Tina Hightower ... Anne Winslow
Donna Biscoe ... Hannah
Danielle Shuman Danielle Shuman ... 6-Year-Old Dana Greenway
David Shuman David Shuman ... Lou-Jay Greenway
Rebecca Wackler ... Cecilia
Jill Jane Clements ... Lizbeth
Roe Sabordo Roe Sabordo ... Tamiko
Sarah Bork Sarah Bork ... Clarice Greenway
Dianne Butler Dianne Butler ... Kelly Andrews
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Storyline

A tough female district attorney is investigating a man who picks out women from public places by posing as a famous photographer, then takes pictures of them, then pushes on their submissive tendencies and takes advantage of them physically and financially. The trouble is that none of these women want to press charges, because they feel fulfilled in some way by their encounter. The DA arranges to meet him and finds herself in a similar situation as the other victims, and has to come to grips with her own submissive desires. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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He's a master of seduction. Every woman's fantasy. Every woman's nightmare. In order to trap him, a female district attorney will have to make the ultimate sacrifice. Herself.

Genres:

Romance | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE. See more »

Goofs

When Dana lunges at David with the knife, she's wearing a short-sleeved shirt, yet a previous shot reveals that she wore a long-sleeved shirt while holding the knife. See more »

Quotes

David Hanover: You know, there are fish in the North Atlantic, a species of ray, that have genitals just like that of a woman's. It's a well known fact that sailors and fisherman often have sex with them. What do you think of that?
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Alternate Versions

In the longer, "unrated" version of "Love Crimes" available on video, there are three key scenes that were deleted from the theatrical release. In one, David Hanover (Patrick Bergin) tells Dana Greenway (Sean Young) of a rare type of large fish that many sailors have sex with; in the second, David gives Dana a good spanking, thus forcing her to regress to a submissive little-girl state; and in the third, with Dana fully submitting, he gives her a sudsy bath. In the theatrical version, only a portion of the bathtub scene remains, but it is censored to make it appear that Dana is taking her own bath, rather than being dominated by David. See more »


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Yodelling in the Valley
Written and Performed by Patrick Bergin
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Sean Young's tub scene.
6 September 2004 | by caspian1978See all my reviews

Lizzie Borden, if that is her real name, attempts to direct a passionate, sexual thriller about seduction and love. Besides moments of nudity and sexual overtones, the movie falls flat on its face. Sean Young attracts an audience to see this mild excuse for a thriller. A low budget, none-the-less, Love Crimes is a story of passion, without the passion. While Sean Young is still learning how to act and the carry a film, Patrick Bergin, the evil husband from Sleeping with the Enemy, is five times a better actor than Young. However, it is Young who draws the audience to see her naked. Although she is not a super model or a top ten actress, Sean Young represents the average, everyday woman with the average figure. It is that audience, viewer make up, that is attracted to these movies. For that reason, Love Crimes has an audience but not much of a fan base.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Irving, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,157,370, 26 January 1992

Gross USA:

$2,287,928

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,287,928
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Miramax)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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