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Search and Destroy

Search and Destroy ★★ 1994 (R)

Complex story finds bankrupt businessman Martin Mirkheim (Dunne) trying to overcome his financial woes by making a film based on a book by selfhelp guru, Dr. Luther Waxling (Hopper). Of course, since Martin's broke, he first has to find someone willing to invest in his venture, and the shady duo (Walken and Turturro) he does just leave him with more problems. Tediously stagy adaptation of Howard Korders' play. Directorial debut by artist Salle at least looks great and provides some quirky moments. 91m/C VHS, DVD . Griffin Dunne, Dennis Hopper, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, John Turturro, Illeana Douglas, Ethan Hawke; Cameos: Martin Scorsese; D: David Salle; W: Michael Almereyda; C: Michael Spiller, Bobby Bukowski; M: Elmer Bernstein.

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