He also helps McGuire's brother Ray to get a job so he can stay out of trouble. Lecce pretends to be a telephone lineman, in order to get close to McGuire. How come that car isn't featured on here? Realizing he slept in, he must leave the house without being seen. When the trail dries up, the pair are put on around-the-clock surveillance of the fugitive's former girlfriend, Maria Madeleine Stowe. Chris goes home one day to find out that his wife has left him, and he is coping with that. The screenplay was written by , who won a 1988 for his work. After killing a cashier in a gas station, Montgomery and Reese have a run-in with several officers waiting for them outside Seattle, causing a shootout and having their car to crash into the river.
The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. When the trail dries up, the pair are put on around-the-clock surveillance of the fugitive's former girlfriend, Maria Madeleine Stowe. Though John Badham's Stakeout doesn't flinch in the violence department, the film concentrates primarily on characterization. The Impala is a 1980 9C1. He was hoping that he and Maria would have a great life together in Canada, but Lecce ruined it for them. Lecce and Reimers spy on McGuire, hoping Montgomery will turn up at her door so they can arrest him. Chris Leece Dreyfuss is a plainclothes detective on the Seattle police force, a man with a thankless job and an empty life until he and.
Author Message 2006-11-23 12:07 Snookie wrote Canadian 1985 Impala F41 chases 1973 Pontiac LeMans 2006-11-25 20:59 No Snookie, actually the Canadian cop car is a 1977-79 Impala 9C1 and it chases a 1972 Pontiac Ventura. What starts as a boring assignment monitoring the woman with binoculars quickly turns into something more exciting when romance -- and Maria's gun-toting ex -- arrive on the scene. A sequel, , followed in 1993. And one hell of a wreckless one at that. They are staking out the house because that is where an escaped prisoner lived, and they think that the prisoner may return to that house.
Montgomery telephones McGuire but the line gets cut off so the calls cannot be traced. The movie later inspired the 1989 -language movie. . McGuire and Lecce start a relationship. Fate takes a turn for the worse as Lecce falls in love with Maria and the Seattle police suspect him as one of Montgomery's allies.
No, antp is correct it's a 1973 Pontiac LeMans being chased. The twosome spends much of the film on stakeout in a lonely, deserted house; the object of their scrutiny is Madeline Stowe, Quinn's former girlfriend. They believe Montgomery may return to an old girlfriend, Maria McGuire, who lives in Seattle. Montgomery manages to escape from the vehicle before it sinks, with Reese wounded and dying in the sunken car. Lecce tells his secret to Maria, but she starts to get upset, only to run into Montgomery, who tells Chris and Maria that he stashed half-million dollars in a couch that he bought for her years prior.
At first, the detectives are bored and frustrated by the job, but meeting the object of the surveillance changes everything. Meanwhile Lecce is going through a divorce from his wife. Although the story is set in , the film was shot in. Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez play a pair of Seattle detectives, assigned to capture escaped hood Aidan Quinn. After capturing Reimers, Montgomery plans to murder both cops. At the police station, Reimers scolds him for sleeping with Maria, and reminds Lecce that he's a good cop who made one mistake.
The matching attributes are highlighted in bold. While Lecce is asleep in McGuire's bed, Montgomery and Reese break into her house, with Montgomery shooting Lecce in the face. The climax of the film takes place at a paper mill, where Lecce and Montgomery have a shootout, resulting in Montgomery being shot in the chest. Maria McGuire, played by Stowe, is the woman who is living in the house that the two cops are staking out. As of June 2014, it holds an 87% rating on based on 23 reviews. He has a large amount of money that he secretly hid in an armchair prior to his incarceration. It doesn't matter that this film is a traditional cop vs.
At first, the detectives are bored and frustrated by the job, but meeting the object of the surveillance changes everyth more… Two Seattle detectives are assigned to watch the home of a woman in case her old boyfriend, who has just escaped from prison, shows up. What starts as a boring assignment monitoring the woman with binoculars quickly turns into something more exciting when romance -- and Maria's gun-toting ex -- arrive on the scene. The film stars Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, and Madeleine Stowe. Simple, raw, effective, as all car chases should be! Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: , Production Co: Touchstone Pictures Keywords: , , , , , , , , , , ,. Lecce wakes up, however, to find out it was only a nightmare.
The partner of the cop who is involved with Maria does not like the situation. Two other cops are also staking out the house, and the two sets of cops have a prank contest during the movie. He comes home and finds out that she moved out and took his furniture, leaving him in despair. Dreyfuss plays Chris Lecce, and Estevez plays Bill Reimers. After accidentally meeting, one of the cops becomes involved with Maria, and complications arise from that budding relationship.
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