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The Wrong Man (1993)

R
104 min | Romance, Thriller

US merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife ...See moreUS merchant sailor Alex Walker (Kevin Anderson) is stranded in Mexico, penniless and wanted by the police. He meets and joins up with an unlikely couple - aging but likable shit Phillip Mills (John Lithgow) and young sexy, frustated wife Missy (Rosanna Arquette). The three develop a curiously inter-dependent relationship. Meanwhile, Police Captain Diaz and Detective Ortega are closing in and the plot circle is closed at Tapachula rail station amidst a stack of mistakes and wrong decisions. Written by Prof Robin Marshall See less
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Director
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Roy Carlson (story) | Michael Thoma (screenplay)
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Lisa Zeno Churgin (as Lisa Churgin)
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Updated Aug 26, 1993

Release date
Sep 5, 1993 (United States)

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24 cast members
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Rosanna Arquette
Missy / Wife Missy / Wife   See fewer
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John Lithgow
Phillip / Husband Phillip / Husband   See fewer
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Jorge Cervera Jr.
Captain Diaz Captain Diaz   See fewer
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Ernesto Laguardia
Detective Ortega Detective Ortega   See fewer
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Robert Harper
Felix Crawley Felix Crawley   See fewer
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José Escandón
Balneario Clerk Balneario Clerk   See fewer
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Álvaro Carcaño
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
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Ted Swanson
First Mate First Mate   See fewer
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Paco Morayta
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Gerardo Zepeda
Night Clerk Night Clerk   See fewer
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Pedro Altamirano
Motorcycle Cop Motorcycle Cop   See fewer
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Anilú Pardo
Woman Mourner Woman Mourner   See fewer
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Alejandro Bracho
Lieutenant Lieutenant   See fewer
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Lidia Guzman
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Fabiola Zapiain
Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Loló Navarro
Fat Woman Fat Woman   See fewer
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Rodolfo De Alexandre
Bus Ticket Agent Bus Ticket Agent   See fewer
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Affonso Beato
Smuggler Smuggler   See fewer
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Carlos Arturo Corona
Policeman on Ship Policeman on Ship   See fewer
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Rufino Echegoyen
Tapachula Cop #1 Tapachula Cop #1   See fewer
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Guillermo Ríos
Tapachula Cop #2 Tapachula Cop #2   See fewer
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Aarón I. Campos
Chamula Indy (uncredited) Chamula Indy (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.9 / 10 | 668 votes