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The Last Word (1995)

A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past. His best friend then drags him to L.A. with the intent of becoming movie men. But does real life and fiction ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Hutton ... Martin Ryan
Joe Pantoliano ... Doc
Michelle Burke ... Sara
Chazz Palminteri ... Ricky
Richard Dreyfuss ... Larry
Tony Goldwyn ... Stan
Cybill Shepherd ... Kiki Taylor
Roma Downey ... Roxy
Joe Cortese ... Jimmy (as Joseph Cortese)
Holley Chant Holley Chant ... Angie
Nick Melle Nick Melle ... Lou
Joe Kennedy ... Jason
Dayton Callie ... Encee
Leon Morenzie ... Policeman (Mitch)
Mark Neal Mark Neal ... Thug in Doorway
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A journalist with solid mob connections falls for a stripper with a dark past. His best friend then drags him to L.A. with the intent of becoming movie men. But does real life and fiction really go together? Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Lies pay. Sex sells. Money talks. How far would you go for...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexuality and some violent images | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cosa Nostra: The Last Word See more »

Filming Locations:

Detroit, Michigan, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Film debut of Roma Downey. See more »

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Performed by Dyke And The Blazers
Written by Arlester Christian
Courtesy of Original Sound Record Co., Inc.
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Underrated Writer's Drama
12 August 2000 | by phred22See all my reviews

This is not quite the thriller it appears to be in plot summary. While there is some violence and more sex and romance, this is more about Timothy Hutton's ethical choices as a writer. As such, it has some very good moments and fine acting by Hutton, Burke and Pantoliano. The pace is rather slow at first and you may find the ending disappointing, especially if you're looking for shocking revelations. But it's worth seeing.


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