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"How far do they go before they've gone too far?"

This film follows Kristen Cates (Jennifer Jason Leigh) as a rookie policewoman who is teamed up with new partner Jim Raynor (Jason Patric). Raynor is an undercover officer tasked with trying to infiltrate a drug ring, which is spearheaded by criminal dealer Will Gaines (Gregg Altman). Unbeknownst to Kristen, law enforcement officials have pulled out all the stops on this undercover sting operation including giving Raynor the directive to take drugs in order to gain the trust and confidence of those in lower ranks of the drug ring. What Kristen soon discovers is that Raynor is an addict, and his superiors Larry Dodd and Donald Nettle (Sam Elliott and Tony Frank, respectively) are fully aware, and surprisingly on board with it, of how deep undercover Raynor truly is.

Dodd and Nettle are insistent that he keep up the ruse, regardless of consequences to his person, because Gaines has pulled the daughter of one of the most prominent local citizen’s into his sordid world. They will go to any lengths to build a case against Gaines and get him off the streets.

During their joint undercover operation, Kristen and Raynor become lovers and end up moving in together. Unable to separate their police work from their real lives, soon enough the two become deeply involved and dependent on the drugs. Their one contact, a petty car thief Walker (Max Perlich) has ties directly to Gaines, but in the midst of their drug addiction their case against Gaines is very slow going.

Ultimately, the pair is able to rehabilitate themselves, clean up and then convince Walker to turn on Gaines. However, they are faced with yet another moral decision later when word is handed down from the ranks that they should manufacture evidence to guarantee a conviction. Their lives are at stake already, and now they must make a choice between right and wrong

R
| 1991 | 2 hr | 6.7/10
Cast
Jason Patric, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sam Elliott, Max Perlich
Studio
MGM Home Entertainment
Director
Lili Fini Zanuck
Language
English
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Rush

Also directed by Lili Fini Zanuck

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Rush Official Trailer #1 - Max Perlich Movie (1991) HD|2:22
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