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F/X is a american film of genre Thriller directed by Robert Mandel released in USA on 7 february 1986 with Bryan Brown

F/X (1986)

F/X - Murder by IllusionF/X

F/X
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Released in USA 7 february 1986
Length 1h49
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Thriller,    Action,    Crime
Rating66% 3.348323.348323.348323.348323.34832

F/X (also known as or subtitled Murder by Illusion) is a 1986 American action-thriller film about Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown), an expert in the art of special effects (F/X) with a reputation built by his work on many low-budget hack-and-slash films such as I Dismember Mama. The Department of Justice hires him to stage the murder of a gangster about to enter the Witness Protection Program. He agrees, but then things get complicated. Meanwhile, New York City police detective Leo McCarthy (Brian Dennehy) is investigating the faked murder and cannot understand why the Justice Department is even less helpful than usual.

A sequel, F/X2: The Deadly Art of Illusion, was released in 1991. A spinoff TV series entitled F/X: The Series was produced from 1996 to 1998.

Synopsis

Un expert des effets spéciaux se voit contraint de "faire disparaître" un ancien criminel qui devait témoigner dans un procès contre la mafia...

Actors

Bryan Brown

(Roland 'Rollie' Tyler)
Brian Dennehy

(Lt. Leo McCarthy)
Diane Venora

(Ellen)
Cliff De Young

(Martin Lipton)
Mason Adams

(Col. Mason)
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