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Tightrope Movie

Movie Summary for Tightrope

Summary

In this 80’s movie we find detective Wes Block (Eastwood) who is put on a case of a serious killer that specializes in killing young, pretty woman.

Tightrope DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Tightrope was released on June 1, 2010 by Warner Home Video and is rated R.

Plot

Wes Block (Eastwood) is a police detective who is put in charge of case dealing with a serial killer and rapist that always chooses young, pretty women as his victims. The situation gets very personal when the killer starts choosing victims who are Block’s acquaintances. Even his daughters are in danger in “Tighrope”.

“Tightrope” is an action thriller with a very interesting and developed emotional side. Don’t expect Eastwood’s classic ‘Dirty Harry’ role in this movie.

Cast

Captain Wes Block - Clint Eastwood
Beryl Thibodeaux - Genevieve Bujold
Detective Molinari - Dan Hedaya
Amanda Block - Alison Eastwood
Penny Block - Jennifer Beck
Leander Rolfe - Marco St. John

Trivia

“Tightrope” was shot in New Orleans and events were supposed to happen there, yet no one in the whole film has a Louisiana, New Orleans or Cajun accent.

Although most cinema critics considered this interpretation one of Eastwood’s best at the time, he received no nominations whatsoever for his role in “Tightrope”.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Tightrope was released to theatres on 08/17/1984 by Warner Bros., and grossed $48,100,000 at the box office in the US.


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