The Alarmist Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for The Alarmist the Movie

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Tommy Hudler (Arquette) is the eager beaver new employee at the L.A. home-security company owned by slick super-salesman Heinrich Grigoris (Tucci). But Tommy's soon shocked to learn that Heinrich makes certain clients continue to need his services by breaking into their homes. Tommy makes his first sale to fortysomething widow Gale (Capshaw), who enjoys seducing the boyish innocent, and the two embark on a torrid affair. Then Gale and her teenaged son are murdered after a home break-in and Tommy suspects Heinrich went a little too far. Arquette's amusingly geeky but Tucci steals the film as his sleazy boss.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 93 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Black Comedy, Corporate Shenanigans, Salespeople, L.A.
Screenplay
Evan Dunsky
Cast
Stanley Tucci, David Arquette, Kate Capshaw, Ryan Reynolds, Mary McCormack, Tricia Vessey
Cinematography
Alex Nepomniaschy
Director
Evan Dunsky
Music
Christophe Beck
Producer
Avalanche Releasing

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