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Living in Peril (1997)

The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company ... See full summary »

Director:

Jack Ersgard

Writers:

Patrik Ersgård (as Patrick Ersgard), Jesper Ersgård (as Jesper Ersgard) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... Walter Woods
Jim Belushi ... Harrison / Oliver (as James Belushi)
Dean Stockwell ... William
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... Linda Woods
Alex Meneses ... Catherine Langtry
Richard Moll ... Fritz
Tony Longo ... Truck driver
Patrik Ersgård Patrik Ersgård ... Dieter Krankbaum (as Patrick Ersgard)
Earl Boen ... Fingerprint technician
Earl Billings ... Detective
Richard Partlow ... Det. Barnes
Elise Rothberg Elise Rothberg ... Janet
Stan Yale Stan Yale ... Bearded man
Brian Cousins ... Kevin
Ray Baker ... Martin Campbell
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Storyline

The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company to complain. The driver gets fired. When Walter arrives to the apartment-block where he has rented a flat he meets the choleric landlord William and the others living there. But now the problems starts. The next morning somebody has ruined his drawing and Harrison dislikes what Walter has drawn. But soon everything gets out of hand. Walter gets into more trouble - one morning he finds rats all over his apartment and the next day he finds his beautiful neighbor killed in his bed - and he starts to think that it is the fired truck driver who is out to get revenge. Written by Uffe Ring-Petersen <uffe.ring-petersen@eb.dk>

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Comedy | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Peril of Being Walter Woods See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Between minutes 16 and 18, when Dieter comes to visit Walter with a beer in his hand, the content of the bottle changes several times. When he puts the beer on the table, the upper part of the bottle is empty. When he picks it up, it's full again. He keeps it in his hand while the camera goes from one person to another, and at the next camera turn the bottle top is empty again. When he leaves the room, the bottle in his hand is full. See more »

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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Goin To Chicago
Written by Jimmy Morello
Performed by Pat Boyack And The Prowlers
Published by Happy Valley Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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This is what I say thriller
26 August 2003 | by joe-152See all my reviews

I don't understand why is there so bad reviews. This movie thrilled me from begin to end. This is good written story, I usually suppose the end or the killer, but there was only in 50%. The civil acting of Rob Lowe is good, James Belushi played here an unusual role and funny is a part of Dean Stockwell as apartment manager. I think he enjoyed this part. Sometimes this movie is black comedy, but the end is quite brutal than previous parts of movie, I think it could be shorter (classic long final fight between bad/good boy).


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