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Scam (1993)

R | | Crime, Drama | TV Movie 22 May 1993
A female con-artist who sweet-talks wealthy men targeted by her violent boyfriend, then drugs them and makes off with their money, is being herself being watched by another man. He wants to... See full summary »

Director:

John Flynn

Writers:

Craig Smith (novel), Craig Smith (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Walken ... Jack Shanks
Lorraine Bracco ... Maggie Rohrer
Miguel Ferrer ... Barry Landers
Martin Donovan ... Gordon Wexler
James McDaniel ... Daniel Poole
Daniel von Bargen ... Albert Magliocco
Erick Avari ... Mr. Ayub
Skipp Sudduth ... Bob Sarcominia
Maxi Priest ... Cab Driver
James Walker James Walker ... Arthur Hopper
Edgar Allan Poe IV Edgar Allan Poe IV ... Artie De Sola (as Edgar Allen Poe IV)
Rob Fuller Rob Fuller ... Tommy
Carmen López ... Waitress
Clarence Thomas Clarence Thomas ... Grand Prix Doorman
Xavier Coronel Xavier Coronel ... Warwick Desk Clerk
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A female con-artist who sweet-talks wealthy men targeted by her violent boyfriend, then drugs them and makes off with their money, is being herself being watched by another man. He wants to use her talents in a much-bigger scam: ripping off a crime lord by getting at his programmer's computer files. But she starts to have doubts about what he's really after when she finds a huge stash of loot with the disks. He claims no knowledge of the money, she distrusts him, he's using her, things start getting dangerous and even murderous - and then her boyfriend shows up ! Who's scamming whom ? Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miami Affairs See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Viacom Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Warm like Jamaican Rum
28 October 1999 | by nonyzSee all my reviews

It's strange how the least known movies sometimes end up amongst the best you've seen. This movie has all the elements of a standard modern day thriller, guns, techno, baddies, cash, etc, and yet it stands out from your average Hollywood also-ran. I would credit this to two very charismatic people. Christopher Walken has a cool confidence and Lorraine Bracco is one of the warmest and sexiest women I've ever seen on screen. Another major reason why this film stands out is coz the setting shifts to Jamaica after the beginning. The Jamaican resort is so beautiful you'll wish you were there sitting by the pool at night, with a Run'n'Coke. . . .I know I did. I'm very glad I saw this movie - it was just too nice to miss!


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