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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Bill Paxton
Ice-T
William Sadler
Ice Cube
Ice-T
Directors
Walter Hill
Screenwriters
Bob Gale
Robert Zemeckis
Running Time
101 minutes

Trespass
Two firemen search for gold in this less than golden thriller.


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Plot
Vince and Don are two Arkansas firemen with a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold. When their search gets in the way of a gangland execution, they're held hostage.


Verdict
Hill remains a master of action pieces and is even director enough to get strong performances from his bunch of dressed-up pop stars. But this supposed sure-fire thriller, from a script that was called The Looters until the L.A. riots got in the way, fizzles like a Molotov cocktail with a soggy fuse.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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