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Chains of Gold (1990)

A Miami social worker, Scott, helps a fatherless boy. When the boy goes missing, Scott looks for him everywhere, incl. in a crack dealing gang.

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Rod Holcomb
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Travolta ... Scott Barnes
Marilu Henner ... Jackie
Joey Lawrence ... Tommy
Bernie Casey ... Sergeant Falco
Hector Elizondo ... Lieutenant Ortega
Benjamin Bratt ... Carlos
Ramón Franco ... James
Conchata Ferrell ... Martha Burke
Tammy Lauren ... Rachel Burke
Raphael Rey Gomez Raphael Rey Gomez ... Bobby
Jack Lam Jack Lam ... Che Che
Anson Downes ... Ed
Will Knickerbocker Will Knickerbocker ... Donaldson
Jafari Dunn Jafari Dunn ... Pedro
John Archie John Archie ... Vincent
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Storyline

Scott Barnes is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an organization called YIP, run by Carlos. Written by Angela Anuszewski <axa143@psu.edu>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cadenas de oro See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Director of photography Dariusz Wolski was fired two weeks before the end of filming and replaced by Bruce Surtees. See more »

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Entertaining
3 July 1999 | by Wild-2See all my reviews

A thriller about one man pushed to far by drug dealers he feels is responsible for the disappearance of his best friend. From the powerful performances at the beginning, to the thrilling climax, this movie is one you have to see.


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