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A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Travis
... Libby
Benjamin Weir ... Matty - Age 4
... Bobby
... Nick
... Rudy (as John MacLaren)
Ed Evanko ... Warren (as Edward Evanko)
... Angie
Bruce Campbell ... Bartender At Party
... Yuppie Man
Angela Schneider ... Yuppie Girl
... Cutter
... Rebecca Tingely
... Coast Guard Officer
David Jacox ... Deputy Ben
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Storyline

When Nick Parsons appears to be murdered his wife Libby is tried and convicted. Six years later Libby is paroled and with the help of Travis Lehman (her parole officer) she sets out to find her son and the truth behind the "murder". Written by Les MacDonald at <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Murder isn't always a crime.


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Rated R for language, a scene of sexuality and some violence | See all certifications »

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24 September 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Doble riesgo  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,162,542, 26 September 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$116,741,558

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$177,841,558
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2.39 : 1
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Jodie Foster landed the role of Libby after Meg Ryan and Brooke Shields both declined, but was replaced by Ashley Judd when Foster became pregnant. See more »

Goofs

The provincial flag of British Columbia is visible beside the American flag where Elizabeth is exiting the freeway to supposedly meet Angela and Matty. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Libby Parsons: [Libby fishs with her son Matty] I'm pretty hungry. Hope we catch some fish soon.
Matty - Age 4: Me, too.
Libby Parsons: [Libby winds the fishing line back in] Okay, help me wind.
Matty - Age 4: Wind back?
Libby Parsons: Can we turn this one? Slowly. Slowly, slowly, slowly, slowly.
Matty - Age 4: I am doing it slowly.
Libby Parsons: [Libby smiles] Okay, you got it.
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Soundtracks

Motor Dude Special
By Boozoo Chavis (as Wilson Chavis)
Performed by Boozoo Chavis and The Majic Sounds
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Excellent - exciting and suspenseful
2 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

Great plot - excellent acting - beautiful sights and scenes. Exciting story with lots of action. Thoroughly enjoyable - even if one knows the plot in advance. Many touching moments. Strongly recommend this movie which has something for everyone.


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