Pacific Heights

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A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.

  1. Daniel Pyne


  2. John Schlesinger


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  1. Melanie Griffith

    Melanie Griffith

    Patty Palmer

  2. Matthew Modine

    Matthew Modine

    Drake Goodman

  3. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton

    Carter Hayes

  4. Mako


    Toshio Watanabe

  5. Nobu McCarthy

    Nobu McCarthy

    Mira Watanabe

  6. Laurie Metcalf

    Laurie Metcalf

    Stephanie MacDonald

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

Revenue $29,381,956.00

Homepage -

Release Information

  • September 28, 1990
    R, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

Pacific Heights – Low Human.

Pacific Heights is directed by John Schlesinger and written by Daniel Pyne. It stars Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine, Laurie Metcalf and Mako. Music is by Hans Zimmer and cinematography by Amir M. Mokri.

Young couple Patty and Drake plough all their resources into buying a large house in the affluent Pacific Heights area of San Francisco. With two apartments to rent they think their numbers have come in when they manage to find tenants for both. But one man, the mysterious Carter Hayes (Keaton), soon proves to be anything but the perfect tenan... read the rest.

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