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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Police detective and successful author Dennis Meechum (Brian Dennehy) has not been able to write since his wife's death and owes an overdue manuscript to the publisher. When corporate hit man Cleve (James Woods) proposes his life story as a book, Meechum suspects he is a fraud. However, Cleve has proof of his hits for executive David Madlock (Paul Shenar). While this convinces Meechum, it also endangers his daughter (Allison Balson), whom Madlock kidnaps to stop the story from coming out.

Cast: James Woods , Brian Dennehy , Victoria Tennant , Allison Balson , Paul Shenar , George Coe , Anne Pitoniak , Mary Carver

Director: John Flynn

Genres: Crime drama

Best Seller (1987)

Release Date: September 25th, 1987|1 hr. 32 min.

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