4.7/10
275
10 user 2 critic

Flinch (1994)

Two live store window mannequins witness a murder late at night.

Director:

George Erschbamer
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Love Matters (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Married couple Tom and Julie begin to question the stability of their relationship when an old friend comes to visit... with his latest mistress in tow.

Director: Eb Lottimer
Stars: Griffin Dunne, Annette O'Toole, Tony Goldwyn
Crime

A young Hitman who lives with his mother catches feelings for the witness of a murder he commits.

Director: Cameron Van Hoy
Stars: Daniel Zovatto, Tilda Cobham-Hervey, Cathy Moriarty
Relentless (1989)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.

Director: William Lustig
Stars: Judd Nelson, Robert Loggia, Leo Rossi
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Irish cop Mick Flannery battles a drug dealer who has corrupted his son.

Director: Gary Davis
Stars: Christopher McDonald, Joey Katz, Tabby Hanson
Entangled (1993)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A car and lorry collide, the woman in the back seat is probably dead, the driver is severely hurt. In flashbacks we see what led to the tragedy. He is David, a writer living in France, ... See full summary »

Director: Max Fischer
Stars: Judd Nelson, Pierce Brosnan, Laurence Treil
Every Breath (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

An unemployed actor gets involved with a strange woman who hangs out in lesbian nightclubs and her rich arms dealer husband.

Director: Steve Bing
Stars: Judd Nelson, Joanna Pacula, Patrick Bauchau
Guinevere (1999)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young girl from an affluent family rebels and becomes involved with a much older photographer.

Director: Audrey Wells
Stars: Sarah Polley, Stephen Rea, Jean Smart
Blue City (1986)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Returning to the small Florida town where he grew up, Billy Turner (Nelson) learns that his father has been killed. With little help from the police, Billy will take matters into his own ... See full summary »

Director: Michelle Manning
Stars: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In this political thriller, an ambitious press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.

Director: Daniel Adams
Stars: Judd Nelson, Richard Jordan, Sally Kirkland
Flinch (TV Series 2019)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Faced with various frightening and uncomfortable events, contestants in this game show had better not flinch - or they'll suffer painful consequences.

Stars: Seann Walsh, Lloyd Griffith, Desiree Burch
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two brothers try to buy back the nightclub that was stolen from their mother.

Director: Bernard McWilliams
Stars: John C. McGinley, David Warshofsky, Eric Bogosian
Prague Duet (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar. However, she learns some awful secrets about Jiri's family during the Nazi occupation and the concentration camps.

Director: Roger L. Simon
Stars: Gina Gershon, Rade Serbedzija, Patricia Hodge
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judd Nelson ... Harry Mirapolsky
Gina Gershon ... Daphne James
Nick Mancuso ... Miles Raymond
Frank Cassini ... Det. Bat Fowler
Marilyn Norry ... Vivian Raymond
Veronica Lorenz Veronica Lorenz ... Jasmine Lee
Anne Dupont Anne Dupont ... Miss Gloria Marsh
Andrew Airlie ... William
Lawrence King-Phillips ... Charlie
Alvin Sanders ... Wheeler
Suzy Joachim ... Sales Clerk
Madison Graie Madison Graie ... Model
Michelle Grana Michelle Grana ... Tow Truck Dr.
Ken Roberts Ken Roberts ... Security Guard
Frank C. Turner ... Coroner
Edit

Storyline

Harry and Daphne meet at their job: Standing in a shop's window as living dolls, they spend several hours per day without moving and if they move (flinch), they will loose their job. One evening, they witness a murder being committed in front of the window, but when they go to the police, no one believes them. The murderer is now on their trail, though... Written by Thomas Meyer <i03a@zfn.uni-bremen.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flinch - A Killing Phantom See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

FTM Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Ontario)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Sculptures in the movie were made by artist Donna Nield who used the money she earned to fund her life in Paris. See more »

Goofs

When Daphne (Gina Gershon) is running from Miles Raymond (Nick Mancuso), she has to input the security code to get into the store. Miles somehow knows that she is hiding in the store, even though she has turned a few corners, and manages to get into the store without the security code. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Daphne James: That is your eighth sneeze today.
Harry Mirapolsky: Yeah?
Daphne James: You can't sneeze, you're not allowed to move!
Harry Mirapolsky: Sorry.
Daphne James: Why don't you just quit and get it over with?
Harry Mirapolsky: And lose the pleasure of your company?
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Game On: Martin's Baby (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

BE MINE TONIGHT
Written by Dane DeViller and Sean Hosein
Performed by David Steele
Published by Banana Toons Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Effective Low-Budget Thriller
26 December 2015 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The aspiring actress Daphne (Gina Gershon) and the aspiring lawyer Harry Mirapolsky (Judd Nelson) work in a department store window as live mannequins to survive. Daphne is financially supported by her boyfriend William (Andrew Airlie) that neglects her, and Harry that failed three times in the examination to the Bar Association has a non-requited crush on her. One night, the unfaithful William blew Daphne off and she breaks with him. Harry invites her to go to the store to spend the night partying. They accidentally witness the artist Miles Raymond (Nick Mancuso) killing his model in his car and they go to the police to report the murder. They are attended by Detective "Bat" Fowler (Frank Cassini) that studied with Harry and he does not believe on them. He conducts a superficial investigation and does not arrest Miles. Daphne and Harry decide to quit their job and she moves to his apartment. Meanwhile Miles mistakenly kills Daphne's replacement in the window. Soon they discover that the killer is hunting them down and they need to so something to protect themselves.

"Flinch" is an effective low-budget thriller, with good story and chemistry between Gina Gershon and Judd Nelson. There are many flaws in the story, and maybe the worst is when Daphne unlocks the door of the department store and leaves it open. Why a wife would stay with a killer is also unexplained. Nick Mancuso has a ham performance with grimace in the role of a psychopath. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Vitrine da Morte" ("Window of the Death")


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed