F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion

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F/X 2: The Deadly Art of Illusion ★★ 1991 (PG-13)

Weak follow-up finds the special-effects specialist set to pull off just one more illusion for the police. Once again, corrupt cops use him as a chump for their scheme, an over-complicated business involving a stolen Vatican treasure. 107m/C VHS, DVD . Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Philip Bosco, Joanna Gleason; D: Richard Franklin; W: Bill Condon; C: Victor Kemper; M: Michael Boddicker, Lalo Schifrin.