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Fatal Beauty (1987)

Fatal Beauty (1987)

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In this action-packed crime film, undercover detective Rita Rizzoli (Whoopi Goldberg) is on a mission to uncover the mastermind behind a large drug ring pushing a killer batch of cocaine.

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Cast

Whoopi Goldberg
as Rita Rizzoli
Sam Elliott
as Mike Marshak
Ruben Blades
as Carl Jimenez
Brad Dourif
as Leo Nova
Cheech Marin
as Bartender
Harris Yulin
as Conrad Kroll
John P. Ryan
as Lt. Kellerman
Jennifer Warren
as Cecile Jaeger
Mike Jolly
as Earl Skinner
Charles Hallahan
as Deputy Getz
David Harris
as Raphael
James LeGros
as Zack Jaeger
Neil Barry
as Denny Miflin
Mark Pellegrino
as Frankenstein
Clayton Landey
as Jimmy Silver
Fred Asparagus
as Delgadillo
David Dunard
as Cowboy Hat
Larry Hankin
as Jerry Murphy
Rick Telles
as Epifanio
M.C. Gainey
as Barndollar
Bernie Hern
as Mike Weinstein
Jim Bentley
as Paramedic
Jane Chung
as Chinese Lady
Ellarye
as Chinese Daughter
Phil Chong
as Chinese Father
Joycelyne Lew
as Chinese Mother
Jonathan Wong
as Chinese Son
Tom Spiroff
as Cop in Kitchen
Prince Hughes
as Big Bubba
William Martin Brennan
as 1st Assistant Chef
Josh Pickard
as Teenager
Parker Whitman
as Coroner's Attendant
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Critic Reviews for Fatal Beauty

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (4)

The wisecracks and the swaggering are as unrelieved as the film's almost comically ecstatic gunplay. Someone must have figured audiences like things this way.

May 20, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Goldberg's best work since The Color Purple.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Bloody, boring and pandering, is as poisonous as the drug trade it pretends to defame.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Tom Holland directed from a script and story credited to three individuals, anyone could have knocked this one out during coffee break.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Never quite hits the sweet spot in balancing action and humor. The film clunkily moves back and forth between them, rather than getting them to work in unison.

April 19, 2016 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Whoopi Goldberg is at her sassy, funny best in this upbeat 1987 cop caper, playing a Los Angeles detective who takes no nonsense and is ready for anything the badass guys can dish out

January 9, 2009 | Full Review…

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