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The Poison Rose (2019)

R | | Drama, Thriller | 24 May 2019 (USA)
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Inspired by classic film noir, Carson Phillips, an ex-football star turned PI, has a soft spot for a lady in distress.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Famke Janssen ... Jayne Hunt
Brendan Fraser ... Dr. Miles Mitchell
John Travolta ... Carson Philips
Morgan Freeman ... Doc
Peter Stormare ... Slide
Robert Patrick ... Chief Walsh
Kat Graham ... Rose
Ella Bleu Travolta ... Rebecca Hunt
Claudia Gerini ... Violet Gregory
Nick Vallelonga ... Nick the Giant Bodyguard
Sheila Shah ... Ashley
Julie Lott ... Mrs. Johnson
Alice Pagani ... Violet Gregory
Luis Da Silva Jr. ... Luis the Hitman
Ashley Atwood ... Nurse Melissa
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Inspired by classic film noir, "The Poison Rose" stars John Travolta as Carson Phillips, an ex-football star turned PI, who's got a soft spot for a lady in distress. Like the classic tales spun by the masters, he takes on a routine missing persons case which slowly reveals itself to be a complex interwoven web of crimes, suspects and dead bodies. When he discovers his long lost daughter is the number one suspect, he races a ticking clock to save her, solve the murders, and uncover the town's dirty secrets. Written by richard salvatore

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Taglines:

A Private Eye. A Public Murder. A Perfect Crime.

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Poison Rose See more »

Filming Locations:

San Antonio, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$323,754
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This is the first and only film in which Brendan Fraser appeared with John Travolta and Morgan Freeman. See more »

Goofs

Movie is supposed to take place in 1978 but the scene during the credits shows a flyover of a pier with an amusement park on it with roller coasters that were not of that design in the 1970's. See more »

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It's worth more than it's rated
25 May 2019 | by byron-116See all my reviews

Forget some of the film's flaws. It's an entertaining film-noir type of the 1940s. Travolta is not an ideal PI, but a joy to see him act with Morgan Freeman and Brendan Fraser.

If you like film noirs of the 1940s, don't miss The Poison Rose


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