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White Sands (1992)

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A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ray Dolezal
... Lane Bodine
... Gorman Lennox
... Greg Meeker (as Sam Jackson)
... Bert Gibson
... Flynn
... Noreen
... Roz
Alexander Nicksay ... Ben
Fredrick Lopez ... Delmar Blackwater
... Ruiz
... Demott
Ken Thorley ... Kleinman
... Casanov
... Peterson
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A small southwestern town sheriff finds a body in the desert with a suitcase and $500,000. He impersonates the man and stumbles into an FBI investigation. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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The most dangerous way to solve a murder... Become the victim.


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Rated R for violence, language, and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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24 April 1992 (USA)  »

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Arenas blancas  »

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$9,011,574
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2.35 : 1
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Mimi Rogers: the wife of Ray Dolezal (Willem Dafoe). See more »

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Lane Bodine: I've never met anyone like you... you're honest, even when you lie.
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Cult movie waiting to happen
13 November 2008 | by See all my reviews

There is absolutely nothing wrong with this movie and it is an excellent rental option when you are undecided on what to get in your favorite movie rental service/place. Very good plot, the dialogs are great and the ending is definitely not predictable. Rourke was in his downhill after a flash rise to fame due to 9 1/2 weeks (if you are an 80s guy like me, you know what I mean), but he still gives a good performance and one of his lines was just the best of the whole movie. Samuel Jackson was solid and Dafoe balanced as always. As a bonus the sexiest performance of Mastrantonio in her career. The movie has ups and downs and does not keep you nailed to your chair, but that is the story telling style of the director and I am cool with it.


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