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Primary Motive (1992)

In this political thriller, an ambitious press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.

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Daniel Adams
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Judd Nelson ... Andrew Blumenthal
Richard Jordan ... Chris Poulas
Sally Kirkland ... Helen Poulas
Justine Bateman ... Darcy Link
John Savage ... Wallace Roberts
Frank Converse ... John Eastham
Joe Grifasi ... Paul Melton
Larry 'Ratso' Sloman Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ... Charlie Phelps
Malachi Throne ... Ken Blumenthal
John Bedford Lloyd ... Pat O'Hara
Véronique Ryke Véronique Ryke ... Denise
Jennifer Youngs Jennifer Youngs ... Stephanie Poulas
Jack Flynn Jack Flynn ... Fisherman
George Rafferty George Rafferty ... Eddie
Daniel Adams ... Fisherman
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In this political thriller, an ambitious press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.

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Genres:

Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El precio de la gloria See more »

Filming Locations:

Luxembourg See more »

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Ascension Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Regular politics, maybe...
30 April 2002 | by earle_f_woodwardSee all my reviews

Regular politics, maybe, ordinary film, yes. Acting: Judd Nelson fresh from "Off the Hip" made the mistake of another law-type film and while not a complete failure, can't recoup the original taste of hungry young man in search of Truth, Justice and the 'American Way'; Justine Bateman, while perfectly cast in 'Family Ties', can't justify any acting ability since. The rest were ok and the supposed reasons to watch after the first 'teaser' promised more than it gave. A movie to watch only if there is little else to entertain you.


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