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Impulse (1990)

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Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be ... See full summary »

Director:

Sondra Locke

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John DeMarco (story), John DeMarco (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Theresa Russell ... Lottie Mason
Jeff Fahey ... Stan
George Dzundza ... Lt. Joe Morgan
Alan Rosenberg ... Charley Katz
Nicholas Mele Nicholas Mele ... Rossi
Eli Danker ... Dimarjian
Charles McCaughan ... Frank Munoff
Lynne Thigpen ... Dr. Gardner
Shawn Elliott ... Tony Peron
Angelo Tiffe ... Luke
Christopher Lawford ... Steve
Nick Savage Nick Savage ... Edge
Dan Bell Dan Bell ... Anson
Tom Dahlgren Tom Dahlgren ... District Attorney
Daniel Quinn ... Ted Gates
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Storyline

Lottie Mason is a police vice cop who has just the right looks to be a decoy for the whore-mungers on the streets of Los Angeles. She seems to always be where the action is whether it be vice or drugs. While she is attempting to help Stan, the District Attorney, set-up a drug buy with a witness he needs for another case, they seem to have mutual attraction in each other. Lt. Joe Morgan has the hots for her, but she cant stand him. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Shes an undercover cop. Seduced by a fantasy. Trapped in a mystery. Led by a dangerous impulse. Its easy to lose control.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 April 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A bűn vonzásában See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$2,544,504
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lisa Kudrow made her acting debut on this film, but her part ended up on the cutting room floor. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Joe Morgan: I feel like a goddamn mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed bullshit.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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Cry On My Shoulder
Written by Michael Ruff
Performed by Bonnie Raitt
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Much Too Slow Developing
13 September 2013 | by Uriah43See all my reviews

"Lottie Mason" (Theresa Russell) is a vice cop who works during the night as an undercover prostitute. Her boss, "Lt. Joe Morgan" (George Dzundza) is corrupt and makes life as tough as possible for her because she won't sleep with him. Meanwhile, the Assistant District Attorney, "Stan" (Jeff Fahey) is trying to make a case against a dangerous drug dealer named "Tony Peron" (Shawn Elliott) and needs an attractive undercover agent to entice a witness to testify against him. Naturally, Lottie agrees to do the job. Now, rather than revealing the entire plot I will just say that things begin to go haywire soon afterward. As far as the overall film is concerned I thought Theresa Russell looked absolutely gorgeous. Unfortunately, I felt that the relationship between her and "Stan" lacked chemistry. Along with that, I also thought that the first half of the film was much too slow developing and didn't really start to pick up any steam until the final 30 minutes or so. In short, it wasn't a bad movie but given the talent available it certainly could have been better. I give it an average rating.


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