D.O.A. 1988

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D.O.A. ★★½ 1988 (R)

Well-done remake of the 1949 thriller with Quaid portraying a college professor who is poisoned and has only 24 hours to identify his killer. His search for the suspect is further complicated by the fact that he is being sought by the police on phony charges of murder. Directed by the same people who brought “Max Headroom” to TV screens. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan, Charlotte Rampling, Daniel Stern, Jane Kaczmarek, Christopher Neame, Jay Patterson; D: Rocky Morton, Annabel Jankel; W: Charles Edward Pogue; M: Chaz Jankel.