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A Las Vegas cab driver discovers a stolen million dollars, and is tracked by a relentless and cold-blooded assassin sent to retrieve the money.

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Mark L. Lester

Writers:

Lee Wells (novel), Lee Wells (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew McCarthy ... Jerry Logan
Alex Zonn Alex Zonn ... Homeless Man
Matthew Laurance ... Eric Nichols, the Fare
Carl Ciarfalio ... Thug
Antony Ponzini ... Ernie
Jeanna Michaels Jeanna Michaels ... Cynthia Nickelson, TV Reporter
Scott Glenn ... David Eckhart
Kathrin Middleton ... Eckhart's Babe (as Kathrin Lautner)
Peter Iacangelo ... Al Chambers
Mayf Nutter Mayf Nutter ... Mugger
Don Stark ... Rodney
Damon Carr Damon Carr ... Amtrak Ticket Agent #1
Kim Lankford ... Waitress
Frank Novak ... Conductor
Terri Hawkes ... Nicole, Amtrak Ticket Agent #2
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Storyline

A Las Vegas cab driver finds a million dollars of stolen money in his cab after his fare is murdered. Soon after, a ruthless hitman is in pursuit; he will stop at nothing to recover the money and dispose of all witnesses. Written by Rob Hartill

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The chase has begun

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1995 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Noite de Todos os Perigos See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Scott Glenn's character's knife is a full dress CQC6 with Mother of Pearl handles made by custom knife maker, Ernest Emerson. See more »

Goofs

After the nurse sets his arm ablaze, Eckhart's suit shows no burn marks. See more »

Quotes

Mugger: You cut my eyes! I can't see!
David Eckhart: Get a dog.
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Unexpected, exiting thriller
24 May 1999 | by rob-236See all my reviews

This is an extremely suspenseful, lighting paced thriller about a cab driver (Andrew McCarthy - Weekend at Bernies) who finds a suitcase full of money in his cab when a mysterious man leaves it there after being chased by the Mafia. He foolishly decides to keep the money and its not long until a cold faced hitman (brilliantly played by Scott Glenn - Backdraft) is on his case. From here begins a deadly game of cat and mouse. Its intense stuff alright and includes one particular torture scene which makes Michael Madsen's ear slicing incident in 'Reservoir Dogs' look like an extract from Sesame Street!. John Glover (Gremlins 2) is a stand out as Glenn's crackpot associate.


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