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Love, Cheat & Steal (1993)

Paul Harrington thinks he has the perfect wife, stunning, kind, and ambitious. Yet behind Lauren's pretty face (played by Madchen Amick) lies a wicked person who sent her former boyfriend ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Lithgow ... Paul Harrington
Eric Roberts ... Reno Adams
Mädchen Amick ... Lauren Harrington
Richard Edson ... Billy Quayle
Donald Moffat ... Frank Harrington
David Ackroyd ... Tom Kerry
Dan O'Herlihy ... Hamilton Fisk
Jason Workman Jason Workman ... Whit Turner
Claude Earl Jones ... Mayor
Jack Axelrod Jack Axelrod ... Mario Columbard
Bill McKinney ... Kolchak
John Pyper-Ferguson ... Collins
Tom Kindle Tom Kindle ... Convict
Mary Fanaro Mary Fanaro ... Darlene
Chuck Zito ... Jake
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Paul Harrington thinks he has the perfect wife, stunning, kind, and ambitious. Yet behind Lauren's pretty face (played by Madchen Amick) lies a wicked person who sent her former boyfriend to jail by setting him up. Reno Adams has lost seven years of his life in Jail and wants revenge. After escaping, he tracks Lauren down and intends to make her and her husband's life a living hell. Written by Michael Feller <reb@magna.com.au>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amar, Trair e Roubar See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Dolby

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was Dan O'Herlihy's final acting role before his death on February 17, 2005 at the age of 85. See more »

Quotes

Billy Quayle: Money, money, moneeey!
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Spoofs The Shining (1980) See more »

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One husband too many.......
1 April 2008 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

Low budget twisty noir with a good cast. Eric Roberts is his usual charming, psycho self. John Litgow plays the sympathetic duped husband, while Madchen Amick plays both husbands against each other. All is not as it seems, and there are at least a bunch of double crosses and back stabbings along the way to an intricate bank robbery. Part inside job, part outside job, the amoral characters try to outsmart each other, as the story twirls toward the unexpected conclusion. "Love, Cheat,& Steal" isn't going to make anyone's top 100 list, but for what it is, it succeeds nicely. If you enjoy fast moving films with quirky dialog, give this one a try. - MERK


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