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Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arye Gross ... Matthew Welsh
Claudia Christian ... Hexina
Adrienne Shelly ... Gloria O'Connor
Ray Baker ... Victor Thummell
R. Lee Ermey ... Det. Ferguson
Michael E. Knight ... Simon Littlefield
Robin Curtis ... Rebecca
Brandis Kemp ... Ms. Strickland
Norman Fell ... Herschel Levine
Pamela Roylance ... Jennifer
Billy Jones Billy Jones ... Larry
John S. Davies ... Henry Pratt
Fred Mata Fred Mata ... Bellman
Marilyn Staley Marilyn Staley ... Nurse
Julio Cesar Cedillo ... Officer Sanchez (as Julio Cedillo)
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Storyline

Lowly hotel clerk Matthew Welch stumbles unto a chance to go on a date with supermodel Hexina by pretending he is someone else. But something goes wrong on the date, she tries to kill him! Soon she kills a couple more people, and unfortunately all the evidence points to Matthew. Gloria, who has been wishing Matthew would ask her on a date, thinks he is innocent and is willing to help, but hardnosed Detective Ferguson is hot on the clues, and closing in on Matthew. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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A comedy about sex, violence, and other family values. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hexina See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,786,807
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Price Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Matthew Welsh (Arye Gross) was a junior desk clerk in the mold of Walter Mitty. See more »

Goofs

In the climax when Detective Ferguson rushes to his car to get away from the falling letters of the damaged Holiday Palace sign, the car door is closed shut on his trench coat before he drives away. See more »

Quotes

Hexina: Get that harsh light out of my face!
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Connections

Features House of Dreams (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

"Divine Thing'
Written by Sean Dickson
Performed by The Soup Dragons
Courtesy of Big Life Music
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Very Underrated Comedy!!
24 February 2004 | by xanadu2300See all my reviews

This is one of those movies that never got the appreciation that it deserved. Most of the humor is very tongue-in-cheek, and it has some of the best lines and visuals of any comedy from the late 80's early 90's era. One of my favorite lines comes from Det. Ferguson (Full Metal Jacket's R. Lee Ermey) when he is questioning a witness and tells her that he has all the night to wait because "I'm divorced and have no charisma." This movie is chock full of satire and subtle jokes that you will probably not get until long after the movie is over or upon a second or third screening. Treat yourself to this movie if you want to see a light comedy with some very funny moments reminiscent of some of the great comedies of the 30's and 40's. (fans of this genre will hopefully understand my meaning after seeing this movie)


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