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Ruby Cairo (1992)

PG-13 | | Mystery, Thriller | 29 October 1993 (USA)
After her businessman husband dies suspiciously in a Mexican plane crash, his widow begins to investigate his labyrinthine financial dealings, not all of which are legal.

Director:

Graeme Clifford

Writers:

Robert Dillon (story), Robert Dillon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Andie MacDowell ... Bessie Faro
Liam Neeson ... Fergus Lamb
Viggo Mortensen ... Johnny Faro
Jack Thompson ... Ed
Paul Spencer Paul Spencer ... Johnny Faro (Boy)
Chad Power Chad Power ... Niles Faro
Monica Mikala Monica Mikala ... Alexandria Faro
Kaelynn Craddick Kaelynn Craddick ... Cleo Faro
Sara Craddick Sara Craddick ... Cleo Faro
Luis Cortés Luis Cortés ... Hermes #1
Amy Van Nostrand ... Marge Swimmer
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Uncle Jorge
Lucy Rodriguez Lucy Rodriguez ... Tia Lupe
Jeff Corey ... Joe Dick
Miriam Reed Miriam Reed ... Renee Dick
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Storyline

When Bessie Faro's husband Johnny dies in a plane crash in Veracruz, Mexico, she finds that his air cargo business is deeply in the red. When she visits the airline's terminal in Veracruz, she discovers her husband was pumping large amounts of money into bank accounts all over the world. As she begins systematically recovering her husband's money, she discovers that someone else has beat her to some of the accounts. Aided by Fergus Lamb, a chance acquaintance, she goes to Cairo to find some answers. But she is being followed. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Adults play the most dangerous games.

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Mystery | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for a shooting and brief language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The actual ball hit by Bill Mazeroski was found by a 14-year-old boy named Andy Jerpe, who subsequently lost it when his buddies talked him into using it for a sandlot game, and it was hit into some tall grass and never found. See more »

Goofs

Early in the movie, Andie MacDowell refers to a baseball as being hit by Bill Mazeroski in the top of the ninth inning of the last game of the 1960 World Series. In fact, it was hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. See more »

Quotes

Elizabeth 'Bessie' Faro: They said, bein' married to Johnny Faro is like ridin' a car with no brakes. I said, I like the ride, ladies.
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Soundtracks

Ruby Cairo Theme - Flamenco
Music by John Barry
Performed by Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra
Ottmar Liebert performs courtesy of Epic Records
Produced and arranged by Ottmar Liebert
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A delightful diversion
21 November 2003 | by derry.angelSee all my reviews

Beautiful scenery and locations, almost exotic especially when the characters are in Cairo, the whole religious aspect adds to the it's atmosphere. A pleasant diversion for a rainy day. Andie MacDowell alone is enough to make the movie interesting. Enjoyed Liam Neeson and actually wished he had a larger part. Viggo Mortensen played his character well, although he was only seen in a small part of the movie. It was nice to see Australian actor Jack Thompson too.


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Country:

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Language:

English | Spanish | Arabic

Release Date:

29 October 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Deception See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$162,274, 31 October 1993

Gross USA:

$608,866

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$608,866
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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