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Above Suspicion (1995)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 21 May 1995 (USA)
A paralyzed cop takes advantage of the sympathy he attracts in order to get rid of his cheating wife and her lover.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Dempsey Cain
... Alan Rhinehart
... Gail Cain
... Nick Cain
... Enrique
... Iris
... Pros. Atty. Schultz
... Captain
... Def. Atty. Wallace (as Natalia Nogulich)
... Randy
Marty Levy ... Syd
... Hank
... Damon Cain
... Jorge de La Paz
... Laura
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A Cop is paralysed in a shooting and unable to walk. His misfortune brings him sympathy which he uses to devise a plan to rid himself of his unfaithful wife and her lover. Written by Rob Hartill

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One Cop Is Too Hot, One Cop Is Too Cool, And One Of Them Will Commit The Perfect Murder. See more »

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong sex scenes, language and violence | See all certifications »
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In this film, Christopher Reeve plays a paralyzed man. On May 27, 1995, six days after the film's theatrical release, Reeve broke his neck in a horse-riding accident, leaving him paralyzed for the rest of his life. See more »

Goofs

When we cut back to the end of the judge's speech about the unexpected prosecution witness, the judge's lips aren't moving. See more »

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Features My Favorite Brunette (1947) See more »

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Guadalajara
Written byy Pepe Guízar
Performed by Jose Ortega and his Mariachi Ensemble
Courtesy of Intersound, Inc.
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Above Average Suspenser
11 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

A suspense drama with some genuinely intriguing twists to hold your interest (actor William H Macy co-wrote the script!). Well acted and directed, with an extremely satisfying ending. Christopher Reeve is totally convincing in his role, but Kim Cattrall just about steals it as his deliciously sexy, cheating vixen of a wife.


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