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The Big Fall (1997)

R | | Drama | Video 14 October 1997
L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.

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C. Thomas Howell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Blaise Rybeck
Sophie Ward ... Emma Roussell
Jeff Kober ... Johnny 'Axe' Roosevelt
Sam Seder ... Gary Snider
Justin Lazard ... Agent Bill Dickson
Titus Welliver ... Moe
Buzz Belmondo Buzz Belmondo ... Brody
Darren Dalton ... Larry
Joanne Baron ... Mrs. Brody
William Applegate Jr. William Applegate Jr. ... Agent Wilcox
Steve DeRelian Steve DeRelian ... Echo (as Steven DeRelian)
Kathy Griffin ... Sally
Jack Betts ... Tyre
Andre Rosey Brown ... Ric
Von L. Roddy Von L. Roddy ... Curly
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L.A. private detective is hired to investigate the disappearance of an alluring woman's brother. Surrounded by double-crossing deals and dangerous relation, Rybeck will have to plunge headfirst into his deadliest case ever.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A nagy eset See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

PM Entertainment Group See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Lots of Potential
8 August 1999 | by Mac60See all my reviews

This movie started out great, very Sam Spade, very pulp fiction, on the order of the 30s-50s stories penned by Raymond Chandler and others. Unfortunately, the story couldn't keep up the pace and the tone changed drastically to a 90s chase/shooter. Not to say that this movie isn't worth watching. That said, Mr. Howell has potential, obviously as an actor, and does a good job as an initial directing effort. Sophie Ward is wonderful as the client/seductress.


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