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Miami Blues

Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 1, 1990
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Alec Baldwin, Cecilia Pérez-Cervera, Georgie Cranford, Edward Saxon, Obba Babatundé
Director:George Armitage
Writer:George Armitage

Description: Based on the late Charles Willeford's series of hard-boiled crime novels featuring Miami cop Hoke Moseley, the Jonathan Demme-produced Miami Blues opens with the prison release of Frederick Frenger Jr. (Alec Baldwin), a deranged killer who has barely de-boarded his plane before he's killed a Hare Krishna in the airport. Checking into his hotel, Frenger meets up with Susie Waggoner (Jennifer Jason Leigh), a young prostitute with dreams of domestic life, and the two quickly become romantically involved. Meanwhile, the Hare Krishna murder case is given to Moseley (Fred Ward), a grizzled vet who vows to hunt down Frenger, but may be getting too long in the tooth for the demands of his job.~ Matthew Tobey, All Movie Guide

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