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Legal Deceit (1997)

Sydney Banks learns the hard way that being driven and educated is not the path to success. With the help of Todd Hunter her career takes off. Sydney gets pulled into corporate blackmail ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lela Rochon ... Sydney Banks
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Todd Hunter
Phil Morris ... Derek Williams
Cheryl Francis Harrington ... L'Tasha
Jim O'Donoghue Jim O'Donoghue ... Bill
Brian Wesley Thomas Brian Wesley Thomas ... Ken
Jennifer Brandt Jennifer Brandt ... Taylor (as Jennifer Eleanor Bradt)
John Stockwell ... Adam
Michael Lazar Michael Lazar ... Lyle
Jeffrey Marcus ... Darryl (as Jeff Marcus)
Ed Beechner Ed Beechner ... Parker
Liz Giosa Liz Giosa ... Lupe
Scott Atkinson ... Grant
Susan Massie Wood Susan Massie Wood ... Bill's Secretary
Milan Nicksic Milan Nicksic ... Chuck Kline
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Sydney Banks learns the hard way that being driven and educated is not the path to success. With the help of Todd Hunter her career takes off. Sydney gets pulled into corporate blackmail and murder. With the help of boyfriend Derek, she begins her own deception. Written by Anonymous

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Success can kill!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Promised Land See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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It is deceit to call this a movie
7 October 2001 | by sallen7See all my reviews

This movie was beyond cheese and camp. At least campy movies can be fun but this was utterly miserable. I spent one dollar at the local video rental place for this piece of junk. I would rather watch QVC.

There is but a faint shred of goodness in this film and that is Lela Rochon. She is extremely beautiful in this film. The script just was not for her. She must have been in a bind to appear in this. I am thinking rent was due.

Everything else was all cliche. A person who was just learning the English language could do better with the dialogue. Please, avoid this film.


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