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The Right Temptation (2000)

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A detective falls for the man she's supposed to be investigating; dire complications follow.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Michael Farrow-Smith
... Derian McCall (as Rebecca DeMornay)
... Anthea Farrow-Smith
... Captain Wagner
... Maryanne
... Falco
... Travis
... Max
... Carl
Donia Chiarizia ... Geri
... Joey (as Scott Subino)
... Sharpshooter
Audra Lea Keener ... Singer
... Man at Bar
... Receptionist
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Derien McCall, a nightmare-plagued ex-cop turned private investigator, takes an odd assignment from Anthea, the wife of a wealthy real-estate magnate, Michael Ferrow-Smith: to flirt with him and see if he expresses interest. Her emotions quickly take over and the flirting becomes more than that. Derien conducts an affair with Michael and breaks off the client relationship with Anthea, but a desperate call from Anthea brings Derien to Michael's house late one night. What's going on, Derien wonders, has she been set up? If so, by whom? Can she solve the crime, avoid imprisonment, and rid herself of the demons of her past? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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She's A Private Investigator Who's Found The Wrong Man But... [The Right Temptation]


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Rated R for violence, language and sexuality | See all certifications »
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May 2001 (Germany)  »

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You Can Stop Looking, I'm Already Dead  »

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When Derian's partner is taking photos of Michael Farrow-Smith in a restaurant from a car across the street, you see a flash going off, but no flash would be effective at this distance and, in any case, it would just bounce off the car window, so the photos would be useless. See more »

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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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POWER HOUSE
Written by Phil Marshall
Courtesy of Slash Back Music (BMI)
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Don't recommend it.
20 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie had the potential to be very interesting despite a poor performance by Kieffer Sutherland. The plot leave viewers in suspense until about ten minutes before it ended and then it just fizzled out. Either script writers and directors are ignorant of paraffin tests or they just ignore them. As a result the story gets forced into an unrealistic ending. The ending is hackneyed lacking any originality.

Rebecca De Mornay was a good selection for her role but her acting could have been better.


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