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Love and Action in Chicago Despite its generic title, the straight-to-tape oddity Love and Action in Chicago is completely uncategorizable — and not in a...Love and Action in ChicagoMystery and Thriller, ComedyPT91MR Despite its generic title, the straight-to-tape oddity Love and Action in Chicago is completely uncategorizable — and not in a...2000-05-26MTI Video

Love and Action in Chicago

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Comedy; Starring: Courtney B. Vance; Runtime (in minutes): 91; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: MTI Video

Despite its generic title, the straight-to-tape oddity Love and Action in Chicago is completely uncategorizable — and not in a good way. What starts as a rote thriller about a government ”eliminator” turns into a limp comedy as he dates a free-spirited accountant, then morphs into a clumsy musical as Regina King hoofs with Jason Alexander (as a Windy City spymaster!). The sole highlight is hearing Ed Asner (as a hothead fed) cuss like you know Lou Grant always wished he could have. D-