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Double Take

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Double Take

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
88 minutes
Wide Release Date:
01/12/01
performer:
Eddie Griffin, Orlando Jones, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Vivica A. Fox, Gary Grubbs, Sterling Macer Jr., Benny Nieves, Daniel Roebuck
director:
George Gallo
Producers:
Kumbaya Productions, Permut Presentations, Rat Entertainment, Touchstone Pictures
distributor:
Buena Vista Pictures
author:
George Gallo
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B-

Husband-wife FBI agents Savich and Sherlock go to San Francisco to help agent Cheney Stone protect a murdered psychic’s widow from a hitman in Catherine Coulter’s Double Take. The case foggily involves a Vertigo-ish missing woman and her double.

Grisliest Death
Garoting.

Lowdown
Hitchcock it ain’t. Coulter’s campy psychics are a hoot, but disjointed plotlines, sappy banter, and a too-cozy clique of recurring characters make her 11th FBI thriller feel like a soap opera. B-