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Equinox (1992)

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Twins, separated at birth and living opposite lives, are about to learn of each other- and the substantial inheritance they are entitled to.

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Alan Rudolph

Writer:

Alan Rudolph
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Modine ... Henry Petosa / Freddy Ace
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Beverly Franks
Fred Ward ... Mr. Paris
Tyra Ferrell ... Sonya Kirk
Marisa Tomei ... Rosie Rivers
Kevin J. O'Connor ... Russell Franks
Tate Donovan ... Richie Nunn
Lori Singer ... Sharon Ace
M. Emmet Walsh ... Pete Petosa
Gailard Sartain ... Dandridge
Tony Genaro ... Eddie Gutierrez
Angel Aviles Angel Aviles ... Anna Gutierrez
Dirk Blocker ... Red
Debra Dusay Debra Dusay ... Judith Hamner
Les Podewell Les Podewell ... Jerome Hamner
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Storyline

Henry Petosa and Freddy Ace are twins who were separated being babies, and they do not know each other. Henry was adopted by a honest man, while Freddy becomes a gangster. Henry is very shy and has a lot of mental troubles. The film melts the two stories by a young writer who discovers that they were sons of an european noble and they own a large inheritance Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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The shocking story of identical twins... One too good to die. The other too evil to live.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and scenes of sexuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Равноденствие See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 6,750,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$279,627
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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Alphacine)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

As Henry is speeding across the desert in his car, we see a shot of Beverly's photo on the dash, next to the tachometer, which reads zero RPM. See more »

Quotes

Pete Petosa: If money didn't grow on trees, why do banks have so many branches?
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TEMPTATION
Written by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown (as Nacio Brown)
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Starts interestingly enough, but falls apart by the second act
19 October 2015 | by jadavixSee all my reviews

Equinox is a movie that begins with an interesting enough idea, but loses it in the second part of the movie and just becomes a boring drudge. Modine, Marisa Tomei, Kevin O'Connor, M. Emmet Walsh and Fred Ward are all top par actors who are up to the challenge. Lara Flynn Boyle, on the other hand, is seriously underwhelming and gives the movie nothing.

The movie follows twins who don't know of each other's existence. One is good, the other bad. The good twin is much more arrestingly played by Matthew Modine than the bad one; the script also gives the bad one little of interest to do anyway. I couldn't work out what Lara Flynn Boyle was doing in the movie and the character of the writer also eluded me. The movie didn't make me care enough to find out.


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