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Murder at 1600 Movie Review Summary

Actors: Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda

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A woman is found murdered at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (a.k.a.The White House). Homicide cop Harlan Regis (Snipes) is assigned to investigate the case. He is aided by a reluctant and up tight Secret Service agent, named Nina Chance (Lane). This movie is jam-packed with thrills at every turn- suspects, cover-ups, covert agents and an overseas crisis that threatens to blow wide open at any moment.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Patti Illsley




A young intern is murdered at the White House. Who did it? Wesley Snipes is a Washington D.C. cop assigned to the case. He is assisted by Agent Chance, played by Diane Lane. Even the president and his son are suspects. But soon they discover that important evidence is being denied them by the Secret Service. What are they trying to cover up?
The review of this Movie prepared by BethG



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Political Plotlets:    -   power struggle between good/bad govt factions    -   preventing leader from being blackmailed Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50%    -   80% Murders of set profession?    -   politicians    -   criminals Misc. Plotlets    -   victim dies just after sex Special suspect?    -   lover Kind of mystery?    -   police procedural Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   politicians

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   land battles    -   guns    -   knives Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Lot of special effects?    -   Yes

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