12 September 2006

Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)

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Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)

  • A classic thriller with a twist of romance.
  • He's a streetwise cop who just made detective. She's a stunning sophisticate who just saw a murder. A killer is the only thing they had in common. Until tonight.
Also known as:
La sombra del testigo

Directed by
Ridley Scott

Plot outline:
Ridley Scott's romantic thriller stars Mimi Rogers as ravishing New York socialite Claire Gregory and Tom Berenger as blue-collar police detective Mike Keegan. After Claire witnesses a high-profile murder, Mike is among the rotating group of detectives assigned to protect her.The simple, straightforward cop is awed both by Claire's beauty and by the endless rooms of her lavish apartment. A quiet attraction develops between the two, but neither of these otherwise committed people is willing to act on it. However, the detective's wife, Ellie (Lorraine Bracco), realizes what's happening and reacts accordingly. When Mike accompanies Claire to a museum benefit one evening, the killer, Joey Venza (Andreas Katsulas), confronts her in the ladies' room. He threatens to kill her if she identifies him in a police line-up the next day and then turns himself in to the police. Although she goes through with the identification, Venza is released on a technicality, and Claire nows needs protection more than ever. [source: movies.go.com]


Tom Berenger .... Det. Mike Keegan

Mimi Rogers .... Claire Gregory

Lorraine Bracco .... Ellie Keegan

Jerry Orbach .... Lt. Garber
John Rubinstein .... Neil Steinhart
Andreas Katsulas .... Joey Venza
Tony DiBenedetto .... T.J. (as Tony Di Benedetto in pre-credits)
James E. Moriarty .... Koontz (as James Moriarty)

Mark Moses .... Win Hockings
Daniel Hugh Kelly .... Scotty
Harley Cross .... Tommy Keegan

Joanne Baron .... Helen Greening
Anthony Bishop .... Waiter
David Berman .... Cop #1
Sharon K. Brecke .... Bimbo (as Sharon Brecke)
Peter Carew .... Doorman

Christopher Cass .... Rookie Cop
Jim Paul Eilers .... Sparks
Suzi Gilder .... Pretty Young Thing
Mary Gillis .... Mary, Claire's Maid
Billy Kane .... Brooklyn
Helen Lambros .... Met Benefactress

Jack McGee .... Bartender
Meg Mundy .... Antonia
Jeff Nielsen .... Tie Salesman
Harlan Cary Poe .... Killer
Marilyn Rockafellow .... Marge
Helen Tran .... Vietnamese Girl
Harvey Vernon .... Giddings
Mark Voland .... Plainclothes Cop #1
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anthony Caso .... Chauffeur (uncredited)
Louis Durra .... Pianist (uncredited)
Joey Gironda .... Undercover Cop (uncredited)

John Sobestanovich .... Line-Up Man (uncredited)