Against All Odds (1984)
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A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and tragedy strikes with boundless deceit and corruption.
Genres Crime, Romance, Suspense
Director Taylor Hackford
Starring Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras View More
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Movie Summary

A gangster hires an ex-football player to find his girlfriend. When he finds her, they fall in love, and tragedy strikes with boundless deceit and corruption.
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Movie Details

Genres Crime, Romance, Suspense
Director Taylor Hackford
Starring Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras, Jane Greer, Richard Widmark, Dorian Harewood, Swoosie Kurtz, Saul Rubinek
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1984
VUDU Release Date 10/17/2007
Rating About Ratings
Running Time 121 minutes
Language English
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