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Half Moon Street (1986)




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Based on Paul Theroux's Doctor Slaughter, Half Moon Street is motivated by the moneymaking schemes of the heroine, Ph.D. researcher Laura Slaughter (Sigourney Weaver). Stuck in a low-paying government job in London, Laura decides to increase her bank account by working for what is euphemistically termed an "escort service." It is understood that her duties go above and beyond mere hand-holding, and Laura has no problem with this. Michael Caine enters the scene as Lord Bulbeck, a high-ranking British diplomat with whom Laura forms a "special" bond. Little does she know that she is being set up in a power-grabbing scheme masterminded by oil-rich sheik Karim Hatami (Nadim Sawalha).more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, violence)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Edward Behr, Bob Swaim
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 3, 2003
Nelson Entertainment


Sigourney Weaver
as Lauren Slaughter
Michael Caine
as Lord Bulbeck
Patrick Kavanagh
as George Newhouse
Faith Kent
as Lady Newhouse
Ram John Holder
as Lindsay Walker
Keith Buckley
as Hugo Van Arkady
Annie Hanson
as Mrs. Van Arkady
Patrick Newman
as Julian Shuttle
Niall O'Brien
as Captain Twilley
Nadim Sawalha
as Karim Hatami
Muriel Villiers
as Madame Cybele
Michael Elwyn
as Tom Haldane
Ninka Scott
as Mrs. Haldane
Jasper Jacob
as Rex Lanham
Donald Pickering
as George Hardcastle
Maria Aitken
as The Hon. Maura Hardc...
Hossein Karimbeik
as Colonel Hassan Ali
Anita Edwards
as Mrs. Hassan Ali
Angus MacInnes
as Bill Rafferty
John Gordan Sinclair
as French Businessman
Eiji Kusuhara
as Japanese Businessman
Togo Igawa
as Japanese Waiter
Johnny Sinclair
as French Businessman
Rupert Vansittart
as Alan Platts-Williams
Anne Lambton
as Sidney Platts-Willia...
Brian Hawksley
as Institute Porter
Dulice Liecier
as Jamaican Escort-girl
Judy Maynard
as Cherubic Woman
Andy Lucas
as Diplomat
Dave Duffy
as Bodyguard
Philip Whitchurch
as Plainclothesman
Hugo de Vernier
as Wine Waiter
D. Angus MacDonald
as Eddy Pressback
Robert Lee
as Chinese Ambassador
Mac MacDonald
as Eddy Pressback
Robbie Lee
as Chinese Ambassador
Andrew Seear
as TV newsreader
Janet McTeer
as Van Arkady's Secreta...
Carol Cleveland
as American Wife
Katherine Schofield
as Overdressed Lady
Siobhan Redmond
as Institute Secretary
Claude Villers
as Concierge Clerk
Robert Guillermet
as French Waiter
Timothy Peters
as Barry Gingham
Joy Lemoine
as Soft-voiced Woman
Mac McDonald
as Eddy Pressback
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Critic Reviews for Half Moon Street

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | November 12, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | May 20, 2003
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for Half Moon Street

Even lots of nudity from Sigourney Weaver can't save this.

Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

An intriguing movie.

Leo L

Super Reviewer

A pretty solid movie I feel could have been better, though I'm not sure how. Perhaps it's a little too "cold." Weaver and Caine work well together, but none of the other characters stand out.

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