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Movie Facts

Status: Released

Runtime: 115

Budget: $0

Revenue: $0

Language: en

Webpage: -

Release Info

  • 1984-08-17
     R

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  • Tightrope
Content Score: 100

(1984)

6.8/10 (3 votes)

Overview

Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his daughters are threatened.

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A cop on the edge.

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Director: Richard Tuggle
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Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood
as Capt. Wes Block

Geneviève Bujold

Geneviève Bujold
as Beryl Thibodeaux

Dan Hedaya

Dan Hedaya
as Det. Molinari

Alison Eastwood

Alison Eastwood
as Amanda Block

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A review by John Chard

The Doppleganger disease.

Tightrope is directed by Richard Tuggle and Clint Eastwood, Tuggle writes the screenplay. It stars Eastwood, Genevieve Bujold, Dan Hedaya, Alison Eastwood and Rod Masterson. Music is by Lennie Niehaus and cinematography by Bruce Surtees.

New Orleans and Detective Wes Block is plunged into a hunt for a rapist serial killer that brings out his own deviant peccadilloes.

One of Eastwood’s best movies also happens to be one of his most under appreciated, the actor challenging himself to explore a darker characterisation than the iconographic ones he was most famed... read the rest.