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Caught in the Act (1993)

PG-13 | | Thriller | TV Movie 22 July 1993
An unemployed actor is mixed up in a case about a $10,000,000 bank fraud.

Director:

Deborah Reinisch

Writers:

Lewis A. Green (story) (as Andy Evanson), Ken Hixon (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gregory Harrison ... Scott McNally
Leslie Hope ... Rachel
Patricia Clarkson ... Meg
Kimberly Scott ... Wilson
Kevin Tighe ... Police Detective
Raye Birk ... Sterling
Michael David Lally ... Rinehart
Daniel Gerroll ... David Marston
Joe Urla ... Stan Richards
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jane Alden Jane Alden ... Female Teller
Joe Banks ... Security Guard #2
Cate Caplin Cate Caplin ... Receptionist
Rick Cicetti ... Neil Mintz
Gil Colon Gil Colon ... Ticket Agent
John Drayman John Drayman ... Glen Gibbons
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An unemployed actor is mixed up in a case about a $10,000,000 bank fraud.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 July 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Bad movie, but with saving graces
6 August 2006 | by pbnSee all my reviews

Someone must have had a fun time thinking up the plot of this little flick. That someone may have felt that since there was no other good reason to make this film, he might as well set the story in Hollywood and have the characters be an unemployed actor and a lonely agent with nothing better to do than fall in love with her clients. I wonder if the filmmakers were possibly unemployed themselves at the time, which would be an enjoyable twist. In any case, had they had anything better to do, I doubt they would have made this movie.

A man with bills to pay discovers thousands, then millions of dollars mistakenly deposited into his bank account. He decides to tell his bank. The film could have ended here, but the line is too long at the bank, so naturally he ends up spending the money instead. What follows is a thoroughly inexplicable chain of events with a plot twist of the sort that you really shouldn't think about too much. In the film's most clever development, the concept of acting takes center stage in the plot's resolution; all comes down to who can pull off the best performance.

Along with decent acting, especially by Leslie Hope as the attractive, but cold lover and Patricia Clarkson as the shy, but warm friend, these meta elements are saving graces of an otherwise lukewarm and unattractive production.


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