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Escape Clause (1996)

A man finds out from a would be killer that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. But is this mysterious man telling the truth? When both the killer and the wife turn up dead, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew McCarthy ... Richard Ramsay
Paul Sorvino ... Lt. Gil Farrand
Connie Britton ... Leslie Bullard
Kate McNeil ... Sarah Ramsay
Stan Egi ... Abe Shinoda
Kenneth Welsh ... Owen Jessop
John Evans John Evans ... Belsen
Peter Donaldson Peter Donaldson ... Dr. Warren Hitzig
Victor A. Young ... Andre Willard (as Victor Young)
Sean Dick Sean Dick ... Teddy Ramsay
Dawn Greenhalgh Dawn Greenhalgh ... Lillian Jessop
Chantel Dick Chantel Dick ... Nora Ramsay
Lupe Arenas Lupe Arenas ... Martha
Tara Rosling ... Miss Foster
Peter Langley Peter Langley ... Congressman
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A man finds out from a would be killer that his wife has paid $10,000 to have him killed. But is this mysterious man telling the truth? When both the killer and the wife turn up dead, everyone is a suspect, and the investigation takes an unexpected turn Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 July 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blutige Karriere - Vertrag mit dem Tod See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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At the railroad crossing after the train passes by then the cop car is facing the wrong direction - the jeep hit the cop car in the front now it is facing the rear of the cop car. See more »

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Pleasantly Surprising
10 January 2004 | by richard-291See all my reviews

I was cajoled into watching this TV movie by the wife, who has very positive nostalgic memories of Andrew McCarthy (Mannequin, Pretty in Pink, St Elmo's Fire) and found it to be actually rather good.

It may not have the budget of The Usual Suspects, but it's intriguing none the less as the nice plot gradually plays out. Some of the whodunnits are very obvious, as McCarthy tries to piece together who killed his wife and why, like the supposed friend and work colleague or the father in law, but overall this is one worth sticking with to the end.

Good performance by the guy of The Sopranos and also look out for the laughingly titled magazine 'Dungeon Bitch' - used to put the colleague in the frame.

As long as you don't expect too much, you'll enjoy.

R


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