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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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Lyndon Chubbuck

Writer:

Larry Brand
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kiefer Sutherland ... Michael Farrow-Smith
Rebecca De Mornay ... Derian McCall (as Rebecca DeMornay)
Dana Delany ... Anthea Farrow-Smith
Adam Baldwin ... Captain Wagner
Joanna Cassidy ... Maryanne
Michael Ralph ... Falco
Robert Jayne ... Travis
Neil Flynn ... Max
Patrick O'Neal ... Carl
Donia Chiarizia Donia Chiarizia ... Geri
Scott Subiono ... Joey (as Scott Subino)
Kirk Fox ... Sharpshooter
Audra Lea Keener Audra Lea Keener ... Singer
Bill Ferrell ... Man at Bar
Melinda Renee ... Receptionist
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Storyline

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]


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

May 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

You Can Stop Looking, I'm Already Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Dolby stereo)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Michael is shot and falls through the window, there is no glass debris falling around him as he falls. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

DARK ROOM BLUES
Performed by Hersh Bros. Band
Courtesy of Hersh Bros. Music (BMI)
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Better without the soundtrack
16 January 2003 | by mjstockSee all my reviews

For what must have been perceived as weaknesses in other

aspects of the film that would have given it the tension and grit that

it needed, the director substituted abrupt "high schoolish" booms

and crashes as well as foul language that just seemed to be out

of place. Otherwise, it was a mostly unremarkable hour-and-a-half's entertainment.

As one other reviewer noted, it is interesting (she called it "heroic"

or something like that) the two female stars managed to bare

absolutely no skin in an "R" rated movie for reasons of "sexual

content." Maybe Ms. Delany and Ms. DeMornay had "no nudity" in

their contracts because of their maturity and the ramifications

associated with the same.


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