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License to Kill (1984)





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This TV movie begins when a popular high-school girl is killed in a head-on collision by inebriated-businessman Don Murray. Facing a manslaughter charge, the well-heeled Murray hires an expensive defense team, while the father of the dead girl is doggedly determined to see that Murray pays for his misdeed.


James Farentino
as John Peterson
Jacqueline Brookes
as Judge Miriam Roth
Kristen Vigard
as Lynne Peterson
Don Murray
as Tom Fiske
Penny Fuller
as Judith Peterson
Ari Meyers
as Amy Peterson
Millie Perkins
as Mary Fiske
Denzel Washington
as Martin Sawyer
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Altho marketed to capitalize on Denzel Washington's fame he, in fact, plays only a minor role in this TV movie dramatization about the evils of drunk driving. James Farantino and Don Murray are at odds as the leads here, one the father of a girl killed in a auto accident and the other as the drunk driver. Balanced yes though slow.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

A good 007 movie focusing mostly on Bond's revenge for his CIA companion. The good thing in this movie was about the horrors of losing a kid, and the script was done realistically in that regard.

Steven Vincent Gee
Steven Vincent Gee

Super Reviewer


what a nearly unwatcheable movie. i understand that this was a made for TV movie from the mid 80's but its really terrible. Denzel gets the lead bill on the box because of who he is today, but he's not in more than 20 minutes of this movie. its basically an after school special about why people shouldnt drink and drive. its long and slow. the only good thing was that it made me think about the horrors of losing a kid, and the script was done realistically in that regard.

danny d
danny d

Super Reviewer

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