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Pure Danger (1996)

A paroled short order cook and a waitress go on the run with a bag of diamonds that accidentally falls into their possession, prompting two warring gangs to come after them.

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C. Thomas Howell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Johnie Dean
Teri Ann Linn ... Becky
Michael Russo Michael Russo ... DePalma
Marcus Chong ... Freethrow
Leon ... Felix
Rick Shapiro ... Dice
Ray Laska ... Miccelli
Bill Rutkowski Bill Rutkowski ... Tony
Elisa Leonetti ... Stella
Lou Casal Lou Casal ... Farmentero
Mark Holman Mark Holman ... Tick
Max Holman Max Holman ... Tock
Mitch Parnes Mitch Parnes ... Jimmy
Andre Rosey Brown ... Shyboy (as Rosey Brown)
Irwin Keyes ... Killjoy
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A dying gangster stumbles into an out-of-the-way restaurant with a bag of diamonds. Two employees take off with the jewels only to be chased by warring gangs. Written by Greg Mintz <gmaugust@groupz.net>

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Action | Thriller

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Rated R for action violence, language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A semmi közepén See more »

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Production Co:

PM Entertainment Group See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Great pulp action flick
8 February 2011 | by jjfiggsSee all my reviews

This movie is very entertaining and has some great cameos from terrific actors. C.T. Howell is awesome as an ex-con and down and out wise cracking cook who finds himself working in diner hell somewhere in the middle of nowhere. When thugs converge on the remote diner he works at, a black gang comes to take the diamonds from the racist mobsters and a point blank shoot out leave bodies and the bag of diamonds that C.T.'s character and the waitress he works with seize the golden opportunity to get out of their dim existence and make the big time. They know where to cash in the diamonds but their lives are in constant peril as both the mob and the black gangsters are in hot pursuit. The rest of the movie is a thriller action roller coaster that is very entertaining and worth the watch.


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