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Double Take (1997)

A writer gets caught up in something dangerous after witnessing a crime and identifying the supposed perpetrator in a line-up.

Director:

Mark L. Lester

Writers:

Edward Rugoff (as Ed Rugoff), Ralph Rugoff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Sheffer ... Connor McEwen
Brigitte Bako ... Nikki Capelli
Costas Mandylor ... Hector Stroessner / Ray Soldado
Dan Lett ... Detective Hardaway
Maurice Godin ... Fritz
Peter Keleghan ... Robert Mead
Heidi von Palleske ... Julie Hauser
Torri Higginson ... Peggy
Frank Pellegrino ... Frankie
Evan Sabba ... Osbourne
Victoria Snow ... Real Estate Lady
Vince Marino Vince Marino ... Antonio
Gerry Salsberg Gerry Salsberg ... Morrie
Jack Duffy ... Judge
Damon D'Oliveira ... Raul
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A writer witnesses a murder that may have been politically motivated involving Argentinian Nationals. After picking the man out of a line-up and persuasively testifying in court against him, the man is convicted. However, his girlfriend shows up and says the man is innocent and produces a picture of a young child which she says will be without a father. This leaves the writer with doubts and then when he sees another man who looks very much like the killer, he becomes more certain that he made a mistake. However, everything is not as it appears and the writer finds himself drawn into the murder and blackmail. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Yet another bad ending
12 February 1999 | by Tito-8See all my reviews

This routine thriller actually manages to be decent most of the way, but unfortunately, it has a bad and predictable ending that ruins the honest effort that was made to make this film seem clever. As a result, the competence of the first seventy minutes or so really doesn't amount to much, since it was wasted by the lackluster conclusion.


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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Double Take - Teuflischer Irrtum See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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