The Hot Spot

"Safe is never sex. It’s dangerous."

The film begins as Harry Madox, a drifter, gets a job at a used car lot in Texas. While working the summer, he becomes interested in two women. One, Gloria, also works at the car lot, the other, Dolly, happens to be the wife of the lot's owner. While Gloria is only 19, she seems to have a secret related to a man, Frank Sutton, whom seems to have some blackmail against her. Dolly is a dangerous woman, always armed and with a preference for sexual relations in risky places. During the entire run of his dalliances with both women, Harry keeps his mind on the chance to rob a bank.

After Harry spends enough time with Gloria, she reveals the blackmail that Frank Sutton has. Harry waits for Sutton to show up and proceeds to savagely beat him up. Meanwhile Dolly sees Harry as a step up in the world, engineering her husband's fatal coronary.

While a sheriff shows up to arrest Harry on suspicions of the bank's robbery, the man has no proof. When Harry decides to leave the town with Gloria around his arm, Dolly intervenes and proceeds to explain everything that Harry has done in town.

R
| 1990 | 2 hr 10 min | 6.4/10 | 56/100
Cast
Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly, Charles Martin Smith
Studio
Orion Pictures
Director
Dennis Hopper
Language
English
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