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Stark (1985)

Not Rated | | Action | TV Movie 10 April 1985
Wichita policeman, Evan Stark, goes to Las Vegas in search of his missing sister, Laura. Her roommate, Ashley Winters, a casino dealer, helps him unravel the mystery of her disappearance.

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Rod Holcomb

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David H. Balkan (story), Ernest Tidyman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marilu Henner ... Ashley Walters
Nicolas Surovy ... Patrick Evan Stark
Pat Corley ... Wichita Police Chief Waldron
Seth Jaffe ... Al Conner
Arthur Rosenberg Arthur Rosenberg ... Jeff Draper
Dennis Hopper ... Lieutenant Ron Bliss
Norbert Weisser ... Powell
Barry Gordon ... Lee Vogel
Wendel Meldrum ... Laura Stark
Denise Crosby ... Kim Parker
Allen Williams Allen Williams ... Tom Hefton
Tom Henschel Tom Henschel ... Bobby Dukes
Bill Cross Bill Cross ... Walter Reinhardt
Mike Genovese ... Officer Chalmers
Peter Vogt Peter Vogt ... Todd Seymour
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Storyline

Wichita policeman, Evan Stark, goes to Las Vegas in search of his missing sister, Laura. Her roommate, Ashley Winters, a casino dealer, helps him unravel the mystery of her disappearance. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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A tough Kansas cop. A gorgeous Vegas dealer. Tracking down his missing sister. Turning up a deadly crime.

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las Vegas Cop See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Should have been a TV series after the 2nd film "Mirror Image"

Nicolas Surovy is always great. In Stark, it was easy to envision a long-running series resulting from his movie specials, as Surovy is a handsome, well-rounded leading man. Sorry, but Marilu Henner stunk this one up and tried way too hard for every inch of screen. The 2nd Stark film, "Mirror Image" paired him well with a young Kirstie Alley, and their obvious chemistry lifted what might have been just another movie- of-the-week style outing to another level entirely. The fact that Stark is in Vegas as a fish out of water from Wichita imbues his character with a slight naivete, but don't let that fool you--it's obvious he came from the gritty, soulful, sexy side of Wichita! Def worth watching, if you can find it--hold your nose when Henner is around.


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