The Lookalike

William Spinks has a curious obsession with Sadie Hill and uses gangster friends Bobby and Frank to get to her. But when Sadie’s death jeopardizes their profitable arrangement, Bobby and Frank set out to find a replacement, a lookalike to fool Spinks. The wildly amusing and cunning search propels an ex-basketball champion, a gossip writer, a coke addict, and a deaf beauty into an unlikely romance and a desperate quest to seal the deal.


Tony Montana is an exiled Cuban criminal who goes to work for Miami drug lord Robert Loggia. Montana rises to the top of Florida’s crime chain, appropriating Loggia’s cokehead mistress in the process.


A look at America’s war on drugs from three intricately woven stories: The new U.S. drug czar whose battle hits close to home when he finds out his daughter is an addict; A trophy wife who discovers her husband’s real business when he is arrested and the DEA agents assigned to protect the star witness against him; and a Mexican police officer who discovers that the corrupt system may include his new boss.