Catchfire (Backtrack) 1990

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While fixing a flat tire, artist Anne Benton (Jodie Foster) sees a mob killing. She reports the murder to the local police, but they are unable to protect her from Mafia don Lino Avoca (Vincent Price), who orders hitman Milo (Dennis Hopper) to track her down and kill her. Anne changes her identity, moves to Seattle and builds a new life, while Milo, preparing for his mission, becomes increasingly obsessed with her. When he finally finds Anne, Milo needs to decide what his next move will be.

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Audience Reviews for Catchfire (Backtrack)

  • Aug 18, 2010
    Well this film has a hell of a cast, these old films always seem to and its a pretty good film too. Its starts kinda slow and you get the feeling of dread that this will be really dull but after Charlie Sheen bites the dust and Dennis Hopper the hitman comes along it does start to move. Foster looks cute n sexy as the girl on the run and Pesci, Stockwell and Turturro are good as the mobsters after her blood (all led by Vincent Price as the mob chief I might add), its not too original, rather predictable (witness to mob hit goes on the run) but the cast are really good and keep you interested. Its not a serious bloody film but more of a road movie with some Humorous moments and a twist love plot too, the most important thing being you want the two leads to escape and live happily ever after :) the film draws you in.
    Phil H Super Reviewer
  • May 04, 2009
    Just terrible nonsensical garbage that somehow managed to attract a decent cast, most of whom give terrible performances.
    jay n Super Reviewer
  • Mar 06, 2009
    Really well paced and enjoyable thriller.Hopper at his usual baddy best.
    Barry L Super Reviewer

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