Caught (1996)




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Love, lust, loyalty, and betrayal are the themes of this tense adult drama. Joe (Edward James Olmos) and Betty (Maria Conchita Alonso) are a married couple living in Jersey City; Joe runs a fish market, and Betty wishes that Joe showed as much interest in her as he does in his business, since she feels the spark has died in their relationship. They have a grown son, Danny (Steven Schub), who has moved to Los Angeles in hopes of making it big as a standup comic. One day, a guy named Nick (Arie … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, sex, violence)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Edward Pomerantz
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 5, 2003
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Critic Reviews for Caught

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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | September 27, 1996
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Audience Reviews for Caught


"Poignant. Obssevive! Downright Scintilatting".

Caught is a film Noir, that you hope to not get "Caught" watching.

Joseph Eastmond

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On the surface, Young's adaptation of Pomerantz novel feels like a variation of Postman Always Rings Twice, but setting the story in Jersey in a Latino working class milieu and adding Oedipal elements separate his film from the yarn's other versions

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