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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 »

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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.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

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

Opening Weekend USA:

$471,126, 8 April 1990

Gross USA:

$2,544,504

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,544,504
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Warner Bros. See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The last theatrical film written by Leigh Chapman. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Joe Morgan: I feel like a goddamn mushroom. Kept in the dark and fed bullshit.
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Written by Lenny Macaluso and Gloria Sklervo
Performed by Jasmin
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There's just one reason to watch "Impulse"
25 December 2003 | by sol1218See all my reviews

Fairly interesting movie about an undercover policewoman which unfortunately gets muddled. As the story tries to cover too much ground that in the end leaves everyone watching confused and unconcerned about what it's trying to tell them.

Trying to mix big time drug dealers and protected witnesses who the DA is trying to get to testify against their former associates, the mob, with an obsessive and corrupt police officer. Together with an undercover policewoman who has enough problems outside as well as inside the police department doesn't jell together in this very complicated and confusing movie.

Besides all the negative things one can say about the movie "Impulse" the one very positive thing about the film is the appearance and acting of it's beautiful and talented star Teresa Russell. Teresa makes you, in many cases, forget the plot holes and inconsistencies of the movie just by watching her whenever she's on the screen.


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