5.1/10
145
1 user 1 critic

Dance with Death (1992)

R | | Thriller | 22 April 1992 (USA)
A string of murders at a local strip joint give a reporter the chance to do undercover investigation. She gets a job as a stripper at the establishment, where she befriends some of the ... See full summary »

Writers:

Andy Ruben (story), Katt Shea (story) (as Katt Shea Ruben) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Prime Video

ON DISC

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A struggling actor lands the part of a rapist in a TV reenactment for a "Crimebusters" segment. He soon meets a beautiful rich woman whom he begins an affair with, even though she is ... See full summary »

Director: Rodman Flender
Stars: Sally Kirkland, Andre Rosey Brown, Carlos Carrasco
Action | Adventure | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When a controversial rock star is stalked by a psychotic fan, undercover cop Brit Alwood is called in to help. But when Brit's kid sister Jo finds out about the crime, she sets out for ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Philip Moore
Stars: Maria Ford, Charlie Spradling, Jessica Mark
Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

When a wheelchair-bound wife dies from an apparent accident, her husband and his adult stepdaughter turn out to be lovers, who conspired to murder her. However, tensions surface when ... See full summary »

Director: Catherine Cyran
Stars: Barry Bostwick, Matt McCoy, Lesley-Anne Down
Hot Ticket (1996)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Two kidnapped strippers must perform erotic routines for their captors after their plane crashes near a mountain hideaway.

Director: Lev L. Spiro
Stars: Maria Ford, Emile B. Levisetti, Kevin Contreras
Stripteaser (1995)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

As Zipper's Clown Palace (a strip bar) closes, Neil wanders in and decides to hold the dancers, bartender, and remaining customers hostage. He torments them with little tasks he wants ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Golden
Stars: Maria Ford, Rick Dean, Lance August
Blackbelt (1992)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Ex-cop protects a singer from a psycho serial killer.

Directors: Charles Philip Moore, Rick Jacobson
Stars: Don Wilson, Deirdre Imershein, Matthias Hues
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When a petty criminal escapes from jail, she lays low by posing as a babysitter for two seemingly precious children. But when she decides to sell them for a quick profit, she gets more than... See full summary »

Director: Michael McDonald
Stars: Beverly D'Angelo, Ed Begley Jr., Carol Kane
Married to the Mob (TV Movie 1989)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Connie Russo is "Married to the Mob" but is not aware of it. Her husband, Tony, is a mobster, and his efforts to keep his family from discovering his shady business dealings is the focal ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Shea
Stars: Suzie Plakson, Richard Romanus, Cynthia Stevenson
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A city councilman explores the seedy side of town to help him decide how to approach an urban renewal project. Being obviously not from there he is beaten in the street and his wallet ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Golden
Stars: William Katt, Rick Dean, Maria Ford
Hard Drive (1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Sexual encounters and criminal mayhem occur when two people meet via their computers.

Director: James Merendino
Stars: Edward Albert, Robin Joi Brown, Jane Damian
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

When the razor blade slasher begins his reign of terror in the alleys behind the Los Angeles strip clubs, the most famous stripper in the spotlight must walk a tightrope between her own ... See full summary »

Director: Katt Shea
Stars: Maria Ford, Eb Lottimer, Karen Mayo-Chandler
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Country music sensation Billy Burnette (Fleetwood Mac) makes his movie debut in this sexy suspenseful thriller in the tradition of body heat. Travis (Burnette) arrives like a hot wind on a ... See full summary »

Director: Dan Golden
Stars: Billy Burnette, Rick Dean, Maria Ford
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maxwell Caulfield ... Shaughnessy
Barbara Alyn Woods ... Kelly
Martin Mull ... Art
Catya Sassoon ... Jodie
Tracey Burch Tracey Burch ... Whitney
Jill Pierce Jill Pierce ... Lola
Alretha Thomas ... Sunny (as Alretha Baker)
Michael McDonald ... Henry (as Michael James McDonald)
Drew Snyder ... Hopper
Lisa Kudrow ... Millie
Joe Garcia Joe Garcia ... Kid
Charles Philip Moore Charles Philip Moore ... Punk #1 (as Charles Moore)
Jon Freedman Jon Freedman ... Punk #2
Liz Rogers Liz Rogers ... Alley Shopper #1
Rodger Halston ... Alley Shopper #2 (as Rodger Hall)
Edit

Storyline

A string of murders at a local strip joint give a reporter the chance to do undercover investigation. She gets a job as a stripper at the establishment, where she befriends some of the other women, who know more about what is happening than they have publicly admitted. As she gets closer to the truth, her life is put in jeopardy. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A brutal killer is on the rampage and only one woman can stop him if she's willing to ... Dance With Death See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and sensuality, and for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A spasso con la morte See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Concorde Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The script for this film was written in three days. See more »

Soundtracks

School Girl
Written by Gary Earl and Robin Earl
Performed by Gary Earl
Administered by Roger and Julie Music (ASCAP)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Minimal Concentration Required For This One,
11 July 2004 | by rsoonsaSee all my reviews

A blessedly minor cinema genre concerns policewomen or female journalists who work "undercover" as strippers or prostitutes in order to gather information concerning either criminal or newsworthy activities, and with this sexploitative affair it is a journalist who assumes the double duty. Reporter Kelly Crosby (Barbara Alyn Woods) supposes that a clandestine vocation as a stripteaser will enhance her stalled newspaper career and she persuades her editor (Drew Snyder) to allow her secondary employment at the sleazy Bottoms Up Club in Los Angeles, following homicides of two strippers who worked there, as Kelly believes that she will possibly locate clues within the club if she doffs everything for her night job. Numerous characters scented of red herring are introduced amid many tiresome scenes depicting augmented flesh of indifferent quality, as the plucky newspaperwoman attempts, with assistance from vice sergeant Shaughnessy (Maxwell Caulfield) who has entered the picture as her lover, to determine the identity of the killer. Because homicides of ecdysiasts persist, and since nearly each personage with a speaking part is clumsily signified as a potential suspect, an element of suspense might be expected to appear, but this production fails to deliver on that score as a viewer in a semi-comatose state should yet have no difficulty in selecting the killer. The scenario, in particular its dialogue, is insultingly puerile, easily finding ways to include an overage of clichés within its framework, and the acting is largely unskillful, with the exception of Lisa Kudrow, near the beginning of her career in a small part as a press room worker and friend of Kelly. A positive element of this extraordinarily poor film is the output of its sound crew, but otherwise there is nothing to commend it, from its wretched direction and continuity through its total ignorance of even the most basic law enforcement procedures as evidenced by Caulfield's (dismal) performance, to the excruciating and seemingly endless climactic scene, silly to the nth, almost as if those responsible are venturing to make it as incongruous as is possible.


4 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed