In this sexually charged thriller, Rich (Corey Haim) is an 18-year-old working at an exclusive ski resort while his older brother Wes (Corey Feldman) serves out a sentence in the state prison. Rich becomes strongly attracted to Megan (Nicole Eggert), a beautiful young woman whose father owns the resort -- and whose mother died under mysterious ...
In this sexually charged thriller, Rich (Corey Haim) is an 18-year-old working at an exclusive ski resort while his older brother Wes (Corey Feldman) serves out a sentence in the state prison. Rich becomes strongly attracted to Megan (Nicole Eggert), a beautiful young woman whose father owns the resort -- and whose mother died under mysterious circumstances. Rich and Megan fall into a passionate affair, but when Megan begins to suggest that their lives would be better if her father were out of the way, Rich has to ask himself just how far he's willing to go for love. Blown Away was released in two versions -- an R-rated version and an un-rated cut that features more nudity and more suggestive love scenes. Mark Deming, Rovi
Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones, Lloyd Bridges, Forest Whitaker, Suzy Amis. Very good in very good packaging. Language: English. Run time: 121 mins. Originally released: 1994. From personal collection, NOT a rental. Cover has some imperfections, but still looks very good. Plays fine. Opening within one month from each other in 1994, Blown Away invited many comparisons to Speed. Both are pyrotechnical displays involving mad bombers and a multitude of flying building debris and body parts. The cop and the mad bomber in this one are Jimmy Dove (Jeff Bridges), a veteran of the Boston Bomb Squad planning to retire from the force, and Ryan Gaerity (Tommy Lee Jones), a revenge-crazed explosives expert who has recently escaped from a detention center in Northern Ireland. It seems that Gaerity is out to get Jimmy and has been nursing his grudge for the past twenty years. Back in his Irish past, Jimmy, then known as Liam, was a student of Gaerity, who constructed bombing devices for the IRA. But when Gaerity's bombing plans included the killing of innocent civilians, Liam opposed him and thwarted his efforts. As a result, Liam escaped to the United States to become Jimmy, and Gaerity was arrested and sent to prison. But now that Gaerity is out of jail, he is traveling to Boston to wreak havoc upon the city in revenge for what Jimmy has done to him. His plan is to create so many bombings in Boston that the bomb squad's strength will be depleted, allowing him to get to Jimmy and his family. The goal? Blowing up Jimmy's wife (Suzy Amis) and stepdaughter at a Boston Pops concert.