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Judas Kiss (1998)

A couple and two hired hands kidnap a business owner for a four million dollar ransom. A woman is killed. Collateral damage? The F.B.I. gets involved.

Writers:

Sebastian Gutierrez (screenplay), Sebastian Gutierrez (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carla Gugino ... Coco Chavez
Simon Baker ... Junior Armstrong (as Simon Baker-Denny)
Emma Thompson ... FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins
Alan Rickman ... Detective David Friedman
Gil Bellows ... Lizard Browning
Til Schweiger ... Ruben Rubenbauer
Hal Holbrook ... Senator Rupert Hornbeck
Philip Baker Hall ... Pobby Malavero
Joey Slotnick ... Walters
Greg Wise ... Ben Dyson
Lisa Eichhorn ... Mary-Ellen Floyd
Richard Riehle ... Security Guard
Beverly Hotsprings Beverly Hotsprings ... Space Vixen
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Chief Bleeker
Tom Hodges ... Jake
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Storyline

A woman and her lover, who have made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding four million dollar ransom. The two hire a tech wizard and a muscle man, who amuses himself by playing Russian roulette. Things go awry during the kidnapping when a neighbor is killed, who turns out to be the wife of a powerful Senator. As things develop, it turns out that the murder may not have been as accidental as it originally appeared. Slowly, things unveil to not to be everything that was originally thought. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

The porn video seen at the beginning of the film continues to play on a monitor after the tape has been ejected. See more »

Quotes

Sadie Hawkins: So fill me in.
Dave Friedman: That remark could be misconstrued as sexual harassment, Agent Hawkins.
Sadie Hawkins: [tongue-in-cheek] Let's get it out of the way then: you've never worked under a female superior before. I got to where I am by pushing paper and playing nice - I've never actually fired a gun before, I'm only in this job to prove to my father I'm not a coward. I give decent head, so I got promoted before other worthy candidates, all of them men and all of them equally gifted at fellatio but there was a gender ...
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References Objective, Burma! (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Just Like Heaven
Written by Robert Smith, Laurence Tolhurst, Simon Gallup, Boris Williams and Porl Thompson
Performed by The Cure
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A Sleeper, But Great
5 August 2001 | by jwhit67720See all my reviews

I caught this film on a lark, never having heard of it, and not knowing what to expect. It is a very well done plot twister, reminiscent of "Body Heat," and with a great cast of unknown young people, backed up by more established stars like Emma Thompson, Alan Ricker, and Hal Holbrooke. You're never really sure about what is happening until the end.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1999 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Judas Kiss See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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