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Pacific Heights
     

Pacific Heights

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Director: John Schlesinger, Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine

Cast: John Schlesinger, Michael Keaton, Melanie Griffith, Matthew Modine

 

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John Schlesinger directed this upscale horror film about a landlord with the ultimate problem tenant. Patty Palmer (Melanie Griffith) and Drake Goodman (Matthew Modine) are a middle class couple who lie on their financial statement in order to buy an old Victorian house in San Francisco, planning to renovate it and rent it out. Unfortunately, they select as a tenant

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John Schlesinger directed this upscale horror film about a landlord with the ultimate problem tenant. Patty Palmer (Melanie Griffith) and Drake Goodman (Matthew Modine) are a middle class couple who lie on their financial statement in order to buy an old Victorian house in San Francisco, planning to renovate it and rent it out. Unfortunately, they select as a tenant Carter Hayes (Michael Keaton), a psychotic real estate bargain hunter who plans to drive Patty and Drake into foreclosure proceedings and then buy the house cheap. Carter starts the ball rolling by refusing to pay his rent and driving out a couple who had rented the rear flat by hammering and sawing all night -- and then releasing a tidal wave of cockroaches. What follows is a psychological war between Carter and the Yuppie couple, with Carter succeeding not only in provoking Drake into more extreme means of eviction, but also causing a rift between Drake and Patty.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/31/1999
UPC:
0085391724735
Original Release:
1990
Rating:
R
Source:
Warner Home Video

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Michael Keaton Carter Hayes
Melanie Griffith Patty Palmer
Matthew Modine Drake Goodman
Mako Toshio Watanabe
Dorian Harewood Dennis Reed
Nobu McCarthy Mira Watanabe
Laurie Metcalf Stephanie MacDonald
Carl Lumbly Lou Baker
Ray Hanis Older Man
Luca Bercovici Greg
Tippi Hedren Florence Peters
Sheila McCarthy Liz Hamilton
Guy Boyd Warning Cop
Jerry Hardin Bennett Fidlow
Dan Hedaya Loan Officer
James Staley District Attorney
Miriam Margolyes Realtor
Luis Oropeza Revilla
F. William Parker Judge
Nicholas Pryor Hotel Manager
Tony Simotes Desk Clerk
O-Lan Jones Hotel Maid
Seth Isler Sergeant
Dabbs Greer Mr. Thayer
Florence Sundstrom Mrs. Thayer
Noel Evangelisti Mr. Smith
Nicholas Rutherford Child
Tim Pulice Younger Man
Takayo Fischer Bank Teller
Tom Nolan Al
Daniel MacDonald George
J.P. Bumstead 1st Deputy Sheriff
Hal Landon 2nd Deputy Sheriff
Hy Anzell Locksmith
Tracey Walter Exterminator
William Paterson Mr. Hill
D.W. Moffett Bill
Barbara Bush Amy
John Diaz Shoe Shine
Rober Bearde Arresting Cop
Ed Hodson Other Cop
Frank di Elsi Precinct Cop
Michael Parker Man at Police Station
Maggy Myers Davidson Diamond Lady
Bud Ekins Thug
Danny Wynands Thug
David Lloyd Wilson Television Host
Matthew Flint Neighbor
Scott Freeman Neighbor
Alice Barden Neighbor
Danny Kovacs Neighbor
Wat Takeshita Neighbor
Frank Maruoka Neighbor
Tohoru Masamune Neighbor
Aida Anderson Neighbor
Linda Austin Neighbor
John Schlesinger Man in Elevator
Beverly D'Angelo Anne (uncredited)

Technical Credits
John Schlesinger Director
Gary Barber Executive Producer
Michael Cassidy Stunts
Peter M. Chesney Special Effects
Shane Dixon Stunts
Tom Elliott Stunts
Image Engineering Special Effects
Gary Epper Stunts
Mali Finn Casting
Bobby Foxworth Stunts
Gershon Ginsburg Art Director
Clay Griffith Set Decoration/Design
Dennis E. Jones Cinematographer,Co-producer,Production Manager
Bridget Kelly Costumes/Costume Designer
Matt McColm Stunts
Amir Mokri Cinematographer
David Nicksay Executive Producer
Valli O'Reilly Makeup
J.P. Pomposello Consultant/advisor
Debby Porter Stunts
Daniel Pyne Screenwriter
Chad Randall Stunts
James G. Robinson Executive Producer
Ann Roth Costumes/Costume Designer
Joe Roth Producer
Scott Rudin Co-producer
Monroe Sachson Producer
William Sackheim Co-producer
Sharon Seymour Art Director
Debra Shutt Set Decoration/Design
Neil Spisak Production Designer
J.D. Streett Special Effects
Shirley Walker Musical Direction/Supervision
Mark Warner Editor
Hans Zimmer Score Composer

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5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
You'd never expect Michael Keaton to be so mean. This is a great thriller, also highlights Melanie Griffith's prime.