A macho cruiser comes of age. Frustrated by the repetitious grind of one night stands and aimless hustling, study drug dealer Rick is looking for meaning and intimacy in his life. Like his ... See full summary »
A college dropout, attempting to live up to his father's high standards, gets a job as a broker for a suburban investment firm which puts him on the fast track to success. But the job might not be as legitimate as it first appeared to be.
Veteran-turned-mercenary Toorop takes the high-risk job of escorting a woman from Russia to America. Little does he know that she is host to an organism that a cult wants to harvest in order to produce a genetically modified Messiah.
The wanted criminal Richard Bruno Riddick (Vin Diesel) arrives on a planet called Helion Prime and finds himself up against an invading empire called the Necromongers, an army that plans to convert or kill all humans in the universe.
Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past.
The four sons (Diesel, Green, Pepper, Davoli) of major Brooklyn mobsters have to team up to retrieve a bag of cash in a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff. Specifically, the story gets started when Matt Demaret (Pepper) goes on a job to deliver the money for his mob father (Hopper) on the advice of his uncle (Malkovich). Things don't go as planned though...Written by
The first original release date was set for October of 2000 but was shelved when New Line Cinema didn't know how to market the film with then unknown actors in the leads. There was a second date set for 2001 to piggy back off the success of The Fast and Furious (2001) which starred Vin Diesel. The actual release date in 2002 was released after Vin Diesel's first triple X movie so New Line Cinema could have a bigger name sell this film. See more »
Teddy tosses young Matty a dime and tells him to make a call. Local Payphone calls were 25 cents in 1987. See more »
I got nothing for you my friend.
I checked the meter on my machines. Now they've had plenty of play. I gave you that key so you could borrow a little, float yourself for a few days. But half of that money is mine, and I want it.
What can I tell you, Taylor? I run a business here. I have expenses. If I'm not paying fast enough for you, turn 'em off. Take them out of the store.
[Taylor leaves and comes back with a crowbar]
What the fuck are you doing? Are you crazy? They're your own fucking ...
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An alternate ending was shot after test audiences disliked the original one. See more »
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It's getting harder and harder to find a good mob movie these days. Everyone loves the Sopranos, I've heard it over and over (though I have not had the good fortune to see it myself, as of yet.) However, Sopranos or no, I think this movie deserves better recognition.
There was real chemistry with this cast. There is no denying John Malkovich on screen (sorry if I spelled that wrong), but the most surprising performance, for me, was in Vin Diesel.
Yes, I've seen XXX and Fast and the Furious. I confess, I even own them. So sue me. I know the scripts he gets and the lines he throws out. But something about Diesel's presence more than his actions in this movie convinced me more than anyone else. He was charismatic, loyal, a believable streetfighter. By the end, I was on the edge of my seat just hoping Taylor (Diesel) would survive!
Not the best movie ever to come out, but not something to be rejected either. If your in the mood for a good movie on "The Life," rent The Knockaround Guys. It's a satisfying ride. My rating: 7 1/2 stars.
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