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Ambition (I) (1991)

R
100 min | Drama, Thriller

Mitchell Osgood dreams of being a famous writer, but the book he has written constantly is rejected by the editors. When the psychopathic killer Albert Merrik is released from prison after 15 years, Osgood believes that writing down the ...See moreMitchell Osgood dreams of being a famous writer, but the book he has written constantly is rejected by the editors. When the psychopathic killer Albert Merrik is released from prison after 15 years, Osgood believes that writing down the history of his crimes could be his breakthrough. Although he refuses to talk to him at first, Osgood follows him around and offers him a job in his book shop. To get the right impressions for his book, he feels that he has to experience Merrik psychopathic again... Written by Tom Zoerner See less
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Jeffrey Jur (as Jeff Jur)
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Updated May 31, 1991

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May 31, 1991 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Lou Diamond Phillips
Mitchell Osgood Mitchell Osgood   See fewer
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Clancy Brown
Albert Merrick Albert Merrick   See fewer
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Willard E. Pugh
Freddie Freddie   See fewer
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Grace Zabriskie
Mrs. Merrick Mrs. Merrick   See fewer
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Katherine Armstrong
Roseanne Roseanne   See fewer
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Mik Scriba
Prison Guard #1 Prison Guard #1   See fewer
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Randy Hall
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Maria Rangel
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Robert Harvey
Merrick's Attorney Merrick's Attorney   See fewer
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Teresa Bowman
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Rick Scarry
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Aaron Seville
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Steve Whiteford
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Maggie Egan
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Anita Ortega
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David Burton Morris
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Celeste Yarnall
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Bert Conway
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Kevin Shaw
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Ken Kerman
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Karen Landry
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Chris Mulkey
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Michelle Milantoni
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Jake Jacobs
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David Allyn
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4.5 / 10 | 211 votes