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Off and Running (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | March 1992 (Japan)
Cyd Morse is an actress, but her biggest role so far is as a recurrent guest on '"Miami Vice"'. She earns her living with underwater dancing at the bar of the Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach... See full summary »

Director:

Ed Bianchi (as Edward Bianchi)

Writer:

Mitch Glazer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cyndi Lauper ... Cyd Morse
David Keith ... Jack Cornett
Johnny Pinto Johnny Pinto ... Pompey
David Thornton ... Reese
Richard Belzer ... Milt Zoloth
José Pérez José Pérez ... J.W. (Woody) Vilela
Anita Morris ... Florence
Hazen Gifford Hazen Gifford ... John K. Sasser
Linda Hart ... Gina Pompelli
Tracy Roberts Tracy Roberts ... Patti
Dana Mark Dana Mark ... April
Heather Davis Heather Davis ... Loree
Sy Bondy Sy Bondy ... Norman
Tony Jones Tony Jones ... Curtis Valentine
George Richards George Richards ... Auctioneer
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Storyline

Cyd Morse is an actress, but her biggest role so far is as a recurrent guest on '"Miami Vice"'. She earns her living with underwater dancing at the bar of the Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach. There she's approached by ex-jockey Woody; they start dating and kind-of fall in love. However it's a short luck: one evening he's brutally beaten to death in his hotel room. Cyd's a witness and gets hold of a key Woody had around his neck. She's got to flee from the murderer. Due to an accident she meets golfer Jack Connett. He can't resist her charme and helps her on the search for the lock to the key and the flight from the murderer. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1992 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradise Paved See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Orion Pictures originally had plans to give this movie a wide release to theaters. However, possibly due to the company's financial problems at the time, the movie went straight to video. See more »

Alternate Versions

UK video versions are cut by 6 seconds for a '15' rating, despite having been passed at '12' uncut for a cinema release. See more »

Connections

References Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Ballad of the Maples
Written by Bill Staines
Published by Mineral River Music
Performed by Bill Staines
Courtesy of Daring Studios and Philo Records
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This is a cute comedy, with great characters!
11 April 2002 | by gofan1See all my reviews

This is definitely not an intellectual comedy.... however, it is very cute, and definitely worth a view. For all those (which I proudly am!) diehard Cindy Lauper fans and for everyone else, this is a nostalgic and amusing trip. Plus, David Keith adds an additional pleasure. The show is funny, sexy and has a great ending. Check it out, if you need a funny adventure after a hard days work!


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