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Angel Eyes (2001)

R | | Drama, Romance | 18 May 2001 (USA)
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A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.

Director:

Luis Mandoki

Writer:

Gerald Di Pego
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3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Lopez ... Sharon Pogue
Jim Caviezel ... Steven 'Catch' Lambert
Jeremy Sisto ... Larry Pogue, Sr.
Terrence Howard ... Robby
Sônia Braga ... Josephine Pogue (as Sonia Braga)
Victor Argo ... Carl Pogue
Monet Mazur ... Kathy Pogue
Shirley Knight ... Elanora Davis
Daniel Magder ... Larry Pogue, Jr.
Guylaine St-Onge ... Annie Lambert (as Guylaine St. Onge)
Connor McAuley Connor McAuley ... Max Lambert
Jeremy Ratchford ... Ray Micigliano
Peter MacNeill ... Lieutenant Dennis Sanderman
Eldridge Hyndman Eldridge Hyndman ... Jamal
Kari Matchett ... Candace
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Storyline

While pursuing a suspect one night, Chicago Police officer Sharon Pogue nearly becomes the victim of a fatal ambush. A mysterious stranger, Catch intervenes, disarms the assassin and saves Sharon's life. Is it a stroke of luck? A twist of fate? Or just a concerned citizen who happened to pass by at the right time and wasn't afraid to get involved? Maybe, but Sharon and Catch have met once before. As the two fall in love, they discover the truth about each other and are forced to deal with the secrets from their past. Written by <Laffz00@aol.com>

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The Deeper You Look. The More You Will Find. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Aaron Eckhart was originally cast as Catch Lambert. However, he had a change of heart and dropped out of the film. See more »

Goofs

Although the movie takes place in Chicago, the opening shot clearly shows Toronto's CN Tower in the background. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sharon Pogue: We have multiple vehicles. Possible DOAs, multiple injuries. In contact major accident. We're gonna need some more ambulances over here.
Radio Dispatcher: All units have been deployed. I don't have an ETA.
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Crazy Credits

"Turning Away" performed by Mary Black (elevator and furniture scene) not listed in movie credits?! See more »

Alternate Versions

All UK versions were cut to obtain a 15-rating. Warner Brothers had to remove the aggressive use of the word "cunt", or the film would have been rated 18. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from Angel Eyes
Written by Mike Curb and Michael Lloyd
Performed by Tamara Walker
Courtesy of Curb Records, Inc.
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Out of the blue - a good movie.
27 October 2003 | by TheoriginaltruebritSee all my reviews

So let me set the scene here, I was in a motel, in the middle of nowhere, and was flicking through the channels of the limited cable that the motel offered... I spotted Jim Caveizel (or however on earth you spell his name) and put down the remote as he is an actor that I admire and respect. Of course JLo then came into the scene and my instinct was to pick up the remote and flick the channel but I didn't and I am glad that I made that decision. Not being a fan of JLo I have never seen Angel Eyes and had no reason to seek it out either on video or on the TV but hell when you are in a motel with limited cable options you don't have alot of choice right? Nevertheless, I was thoroughly delighted that I left the remote where it was and watched this movie because in the end I loved it. I loved it more for the subtle points than the big "hollywood this is a romance you better weep points." "Hang up and I'll call your machine" in this day and age how relevant is that? how many people (if they would be honest) would much rather talk to a machine than the person because it is impersonal and they can save face? The teeny tiny aspect of him playing the notes of the trumpet on her back as they were dancing... okay so I am married to a musician so that resonates with me but it spoke volumes, no matter how much he had tried to block it out, his soul was still there, and in his soul was his music. I thought both leads played their roles with skill and conviction. I was never quite sure (until the end of course) if Catch was a good guy or a bad guy, and I liked the fact that it kept me guessing. As I said I am not a JLo fan, in fact I could be described as quite the opposite but in this movie she played her part beautifully, with conviction and totally believably. Jim Caveizel as always was understated, calm and played his role with a sympathy that is rare to see. Loved this movie, and cannot wait to see it again. I will agree with everyone however about the advertising hype that surrounded it, they ended up portraying it as a psychological thriller, if they had stayed true to the story and advertized it for what it was, a beautiful romance, I think it would not have died as it did. Shame on the publicity people for burying such a fine film.


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Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ojos de ángel See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$53,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,225,575, 20 May 2001

Gross USA:

$24,174,218

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,715,606
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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