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Third Degree Burn (1989)

Scott Weston is a private investigator who is supposedly hired by a rich businessman to determine whether or not his beautiful wife is fooling around behind his back. During the course of ... See full summary »

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Roger Spottiswoode
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Treat Williams ... Scott Weston
Virginia Madsen ... Anne Scholes
Richard Masur ... Clay Reynolds
CCH Pounder ... Julie Cartwright (as C.C.H. Pounder)
Mary Armstrong Mary Armstrong ... Anita Stevens (as Mary J. Armstrong)
John Aylward ... Lomax
Manny Castro Manny Castro ... Cantina Musician (as Manny Castro and the Playboys)
George Catalano ... Del Routh
Michael Chapman ... Dan Rourke
David Paul Cutler David Paul Cutler ... Rental Car Rep
Robert Daly Robert Daly ... Hotel Waiter
Tom Hammond Tom Hammond ... Rental Car Driver
Gus Levin Gus Levin ... Seattle Waiter
William Marquez William Marquez ... Gutierrez
Joe Mays ... Frank Gaudy
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Scott Weston is a private investigator who is supposedly hired by a rich businessman to determine whether or not his beautiful wife is fooling around behind his back. During the course of his investigation Weston begins his own steamy affair with the wife. The husband then turns up dead and Weston becomes a prime suspect. Did he do it? Has he been set up? Or is he the victim of a third degree burn? Written by Les MacDonald <mcmac@mb.sympatico.ca>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

3rd Degree Burn See more »

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HBO Pictures See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color
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A TV movie made for the HBO network. See more »

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Virginia Madsen is HOT enough to burn someone
7 May 2003 | by wrbtuSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this film as a modern Film Noir. Virginia Madsen is very

sexy (probably at her peak here), a good actress, & has the look of

a 1940s starlet. I can't be as positive about Treat Williams, who

seems a bit out of his element here. The plot is satisfying,

although it's been done before, & done better. If you're a fan of

Madsen's, you'll be happy with this film. If you don't like her, you

may be disappointed with the movie. I rate it 8/10, mostly based on

the heat generated by Madsen & the style of the film.


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