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The Wrong Man (1993)

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip ... See full summary »

Director:

Jim McBride

Writers:

Roy Carlson (story), Michael Thoma (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosanna Arquette ... Missy Mills
Kevin Anderson ... Alex Walker
John Lithgow ... Phillip Mills
Jorge Cervera Jr. Jorge Cervera Jr. ... Captain Diaz
Ernesto Laguardia ... Detective Ortega
Robert Harper ... Felix Crawley
Dolores Heredia ... Rosita
José Escandón José Escandón ... Balneario Clerk
Álvaro Carcaño Álvaro Carcaño ... Bus Driver
Ted Swanson Ted Swanson ... First Mate
Paco Morayta Paco Morayta ... Bartender
Gerardo Zepeda ... Night Clerk
Pedro Altamirano Pedro Altamirano ... Motorcycle Cop
Anilú Pardo Anilú Pardo ... Woman Mourner
Alejandro Bracho Alejandro Bracho ... Lieutenant
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Storyline

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions. Written by Prof Robin Marshall <robin@m2.ph.man.ac.uk>

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Genres:

Romance | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Mexico

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Caminhos Errados See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Captain Diaz: You killed Felix Crawley, didn't you, Señor Mills?
Phillip Mills: I guess you spicoes ain't so dumb after all.
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POCO ROMANTICO
Composed, performed and recorded by Ed Mann
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Arquette oozes sexuality .................
18 September 2012 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Rosanna Arquette oozes sexuality. Kevin Anderson plays a sailor wrongly accused of murder. John Lithgow plays a character that seems better suited to Dennis Hopper, drinking and insulting his way through the film. These three are thrown together in an extended road trip along the back roads of rural Mexico, while being pursued by the police. Nothing is certain as half-truths, double deals, and double crosses, unfold. Unfortunately not a lot happens in "The Wrong Man", but the acting is solid, and it is difficult to turn away from Rosanna Arquette in skimpy outfits, or topless. There is not a lot of action and at times things get quite talky, however watching Arquette can quickly make you forget any minor faults the movie may have. - MERK


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