Erin Grant loses care and custody of her daughter when she's divorced from her husband Darrell, a small-time thief. Struggling for money, she is a dancer at a nightclub, where one night Congressman Dilbeck (in disguise) attacks another member of the audience. A spectator, who recognizes Dilbeck and is fond of Erin, offers to get back her daughter by blackmailing Dilbeck. Things do not work out as planned, though.Written by
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Two of the film's cast members had worked with Demi Moore's husband Bruce Willis before. Ving Rhames, who plays the bouncer Shad and also one of Erin's friends, previously starred in Pulp Fiction with Willis. Willis played Butch Coolidge, while Rhames played crime boss Marsellues Wallace. Robert Patrick, who plays Darrell Grant, appeared in Die Hard 2 with Willis; Patrick played O'Riley, one of the terrorists of Colonel Stuart's mercenaries, and Willis played John McClane, the protagonist of the series, who kills O'Riley. See more »
When the bachelor slurps his beer while Erin is dancing where he slurps from in the glass doesn't correspond with the amount remaining in his glass. See more »
I read the book first and I can only say that I feel sorry for its author, Carl Hiassen. The book was an extremely funny satire of capitalism, politics, gender roles, etc. and the film was just an excuse for the lead actor to show off her surgically enhanced body. I mentioned the book in a university tutorial for my course on literary satire, and no one would believe me that it was not trash because they could not separate it from the movie which followed it. Too bad - the book is good enough to have warranted a script that stays true to the original story rather than exchange wit and sophistication for extended dance sequences and the lubricatory possibilities of yogurt.
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