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Highpoint (1982)

James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia and C.I.A. operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed accountant Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money himself.

Director:

Peter Carter

Writers:

Richard A. Guttman (screenplay) (as Richard Guttman), Ian Sutherland (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Harris ... Lewis Kinney
Christopher Plummer ... James Hatcher
Beverly D'Angelo ... Lise
Kate Reid ... Mrs. Hatcher
Peter Donat ... Maronzella
Robin Gammell ... Banner
Saul Rubinek ... Centino
Maury Chaykin ... Falco
George Buza ... Alex
David Calderisi ... Prisoner in Jail
Ken James Ken James ... Man #1 with Briefcase
Lynda Mason Green Lynda Mason Green ... Model #1
Peter Shewchuk Peter Shewchuk ... Caléche owner
Rolland Bédard ... Doorman
Ken Anderson Ken Anderson ... CIA Agent
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Storyline

James Hatcher embezzles ten million dollars from a joint mafia and C.I.A. operation, leaving them squabbling with each other. Unemployed Lewis Kinney gets caught up in the intrigue, and must try to recover the money, while saving the beautiful Lise Hatcher (hopefully for himself). Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Highpoint Buster See more »

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Budget:

CAD 7,300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Richard Harris divorced his wife Elizabeth on July 25, 1969, the first person she dated was his "Highpoint" co-star, Christopher Plummer. See more »

Quotes

Lewis Kinney: Excuse me, miss, but I think we are being bloody followed.
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The UK video version is cut by 10s for a 'PG' rating. See more »

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Carter's Last Film.
5 September 2000 | by eddy-28See all my reviews

Peter Carter's last film (The late director of Rituals, Wolf Dog and The Intruder Within) directs this comedy and action film with Richard Harris as an undercover cop. Some of the scenes could very well be funny another film like this was made called Kuffs with Christian Slater. Carter supposely died of a Heart Attack shortly after this films release.


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