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R| 1 hr. 38 min.

Plot Summary
Police chief Xavier Quinn (Denzel Washington) investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor Chalk (Norman Beaton), insists that small-time thief Maubee (Robert Townsend) is responsible, Xavier has his doubts. This view is complicated by the police chief's personal history with Maubee: The men have been friends since childhood.

Cast: Denzel Washington , Robert Townsend , James Fox , Mimi Rogers , M. Emmet Walsh , Sheryl Lee Ralph , Art Evans , Esther Rolle

Director: Carl Schenkel

Genres: Mystery

The Mighty Quinn (1989)

Release Date: February 16th, 1989|1 hr. 38 min.

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