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Primary Motive (1992)

R
91 min | Thriller

In this political thriller, an ambitious press secretary discovers that the opposing political candidate has feathered the nest of his campaigns with terrible lies.
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Tom Gruenberg (as Thomas Gruenberg)
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Updated Jul 24, 1992

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Jul 24, 1992 (United States)

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Judd Nelson
Andrew Blumenthal Andrew Blumenthal   See fewer
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Richard Jordan
Chris Poulas Chris Poulas   See fewer
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Sally Kirkland
Helen Poulas Helen Poulas   See fewer
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Justine Bateman
Darcy Link Darcy Link   See fewer
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John Savage
Wallace Roberts Wallace Roberts   See fewer
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Frank Converse
John Eastham John Eastham   See fewer
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Joe Grifasi
Paul Melton Paul Melton   See fewer
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Larry 'Ratso' Sloman
Charlie Phelps Charlie Phelps   See fewer
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Malachi Throne
Ken Blumenthal Ken Blumenthal   See fewer
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John Bedford Lloyd
Pat O'Hara Pat O'Hara   See fewer
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Jennifer Youngs
Stephanie Poulas Stephanie Poulas   See fewer
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Jack Flynn
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Daniel Adams
Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Patrick Floersheim
Dr. Adrian Stamas Dr. Adrian Stamas   See fewer
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Patricia Dow
Abigail Eastham Abigail Eastham   See fewer
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Tatyana Yassukovich
Poulas' receptionist Poulas' receptionist   See fewer
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Carrie O'Brien
Eastham's receptionist Eastham's receptionist   See fewer
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Bruce Geduldig
Attorney Attorney   See fewer
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Kyndra Joy Casper
Young Stephanie Young Stephanie   See fewer
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Sandi Schultz
Newsstand vendor Newsstand vendor   See fewer
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Gerald Orange
Moss Goomes Moss Goomes   See fewer
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Tom Kemp
State representative State representative   See fewer
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Jean-Pierre Stewart
Tom Albert Tom Albert   See fewer
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Stanley Bond
Old man Old man   See fewer
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William Bulger
Himself (as Senator William Bulger) Himself (as Senator William Bulger)   See fewer
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Daniela Akerblom
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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Maggie Wagner
Betty Sullivan Betty Sullivan   See fewer
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Paul Golub
Howie Howie   See fewer
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Bill Siegel
Republican State chairman Republican State chairman   See fewer
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Michael Morris
Poulas aide Poulas aide   See fewer
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Mimi Seaton
Poulas aide Poulas aide   See fewer
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Martin Agerup
Poulas aide Poulas aide   See fewer
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Thomas Gruenberg
Poulas aide Poulas aide   See fewer
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Dorothy Gallagher
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Alan Goluboff
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Jillian Finn
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Leslie Clack
Newscaster (as Less Clack) Newscaster (as Less Clack)   See fewer
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Judith Burnett
Newscaster Newscaster   See fewer
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Sal Giannetta
Homeless man Homeless man   See fewer
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Mary Ann Barteau
Old woman Old woman   See fewer
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Harry Barteau
Publisher Publisher   See fewer
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Laurence Elliott
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Malcolm Turner
Commuter Commuter   See fewer
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Danny Sherman
Orderly Orderly   See fewer
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Eric Bruno Borgman
State House Clerk (uncredited) State House Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.8 / 10 | 59 votes