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Glitz (1988)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | TV Movie 21 October 1988
Vincent Marra is a Miami cop on medical leave in Puerto Rico, where he's being stalked by a sex offender he testified against. Vincent's girlfriend leaves him for a job as a "hostess" in an... See full summary »

Director:

Sandor Stern

Writers:

Elmore Leonard (novel), Stephen Zito (teleplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jimmy Smits ... Vincent Marra
Markie Post ... Linda Moon
John Diehl ... Teddy Magyk
Madison Mason ... Lt. Dixie Davies
Ken Foree ... Moose
Geno Silva Geno Silva ... Lorendo
James Purcell James Purcell ... Jackie Garbo
Robin Strasser ... Nancy Donovan
Patrie Allen Patrie Allen ... LaDonna
Kathleen Freeman ... Mrs. Magyk
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Isidoro
Michael Russo Michael Russo ... Ricky
George Touliatos ... Frank Cingoro
Tasia Valenza ... Iris Ruiz
Kurek Ashley ... Bad Isham
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Vincent Marra is a Miami cop on medical leave in Puerto Rico, where he's being stalked by a sex offender he testified against. Vincent's girlfriend leaves him for a job as a "hostess" in an Atlantic City casino, then turns up dead. In Puerto Rico, a cabbie is also found dead. It's up to Vincent to travel to Atlantic City to see if there is a connection. Written by Jeff Olsen

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Action | Thriller

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blyskotka See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Low key thriller. (spoilers)
1 January 2006 | by vertigo_14See all my reviews

Glitz is a rather hard-to-find, but low-key made-for-TV thriller, and a nice surprise. Despite speedy introduction of events, the story flows without much hallaboo of action. Easy-going Jimmy Smits plays a surprisingly more orthodox cop (than is typical of these movies) investigating a young woman's death following a plunge from a balcony window, an investigation which leads him to an old nemesis (John Deihl as a sadistic creep), among others in Cuba and Atlantic City's criminal underground. In the end, it becomes a test of who is going to get to other first. Well worth a try if your in the mood for a fluid cop drama.


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