DANGEROUS HEART premiered on cable TV before going to videotape, but a more fitting venue for this heredity-vs.-environment thriller would have been the silent screen, where quainter notions of good and evil once sneered at each other in florid mime.
Virtuous housewife Carol MacLean (Lauren Holly) is left bereaved after her husband, an unstable undercover cop, steals a fortune from Oakland drug kingpin Angel (Tim Daly) and is killed by the crime lord's minions. Angel doesn't know where the money is hidden, though, and in order to dig for
clues, the leather-clad bad guy gives himself a makeover and emerges as Angelo, sensitive artist and widower. Thus disguised...