Someone to Watch Over Me


In Queens, Mike Keegan is celebrating with his wife Ellie, his son Tommy and friends his recent promotion to detective in a precinct in Manhattan. Meanwhile, in a fancy club, the socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner of the place by the powerful mobster Joey Venza. Mike is assigned to protect her in the night shift in her apartment in Manhattan. When Venza threatens Claire, the contact of Mike with Claire gets closer and conflicts him, dividing between the love for his family and the heat passion for Claire and the fascination for her world.

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  1. Howard Franklin


  2. Ridley Scott


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Berenger

    Tom Berenger

    Det. Mike Keegan

  2. Mimi Rogers

    Mimi Rogers

    Claire Gregory

  3. Lorraine Bracco

    Lorraine Bracco

    Ellie Keegan

  4. Jerry Orbach

    Jerry Orbach

    Lt. Garber

  5. John Rubinstein

    John Rubinstein

    Neil Steinhart

  6. Andreas Katsulas

    Andreas Katsulas

    Joey Venza

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $17,000,000.00

Revenue $10,278,549.00

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Release Information

  • October 9, 1987
    R, Theatrical



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