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Cover Story (2002)

An ambitious magazine editor gets too caught up in a high-stakes sex scandal and is framed for murder.

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Eric Weston

Writer:

Ron Base
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Priestley ... JC Peck
Elizabeth Berkley ... Samantha Noble
Costas Mandylor ... Kevin Dodd
JR Bourne ... Mark Peck
Joey DePinto Joey DePinto ... Detective Joe Sacco
Diego Diablo Del Mar Diego Diablo Del Mar ... Ben Stamp
Doug MacLeod ... Nate Jakow (as Douglas MacLeod)
Cris Nannarone ... Dominic Graza (as Chris Nannarone)
Andy Maton Andy Maton ... Richie Graza
Femi Adeniyi Femi Adeniyi ... D.A. Goodin
Lorette Clow ... Blair Albright
Brian Gromoff Brian Gromoff ... Judge Rigdy
Anna Okuszko Anna Okuszko ... Julie Albright
Mary Salardino ... Julie (voice)
Brian Stollery Brian Stollery ... Dr. Bruce Kearn (as Brain Stollery)
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Storyline

Samantha Noble is a high-profile magazine editor. While investigating a career-making cover story about a mysterious billionaire, she finds herself accused of murder. As she tries to clear her name, she uncovers information that leads to more murders and more unanswered questions. Samantha is then forced to question her own place in the shark-eat-shark world of ambition and power where truth is ever elusive, enemies wear a friend's face and the stakes are nothing less than life or death. Written by Anonymous

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Her Biggest Story Might Be Her Last!

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Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Ambition fatale See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Color:

Color
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Goofs

When Samantha takes pictures of JC, the camera P.O.V. shot uses a tele lens. However, on the following shot we see Samantha taking photos... with a pocket camera! See more »

Quotes

Samantha Noble: Remember, people, celebrities are not your friends. After they get what they want, they won't even return your call.
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Route 405
Written and Performed by Jerry Lambert
Copyright 2001 Xycon Entertainment BMI
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Atrocious Casting
10 October 2006 | by garyvh-1See all my reviews

Elizabeth Berkley's acting was possibly the worst thing about the movie. No way could she ever come across as being a real editor. The other characters are shallow at best and leave the viewer unable to care about any of them. The plot line is average and, with a decent cast, would have raised my vote to average. The movie is characterized as being suspense but since the characters are so poorly acted, the viewer will probably hope that they all get killed before the film is over.

I see that 11% of the votes were 10's which could only have been friends and relatives of the actors. Truly horrible acting.


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