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Kill Me Again (1989)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  27 October 1989 (USA)
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A young detective becomes involved with a beautiful woman on the run from the mob and her psychopath boyfriend.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pat Mulligan ...
Sammy
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Marty
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Vince Miller
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Fay Forrester (as Joanne Whalley-Kilmer)
Robert Schuch ...
Collection Agent #1
Duane Tucker ...
Collection Agent #2
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Molly Flanegin ...
Gossipy Motel Clerk
Dominic Dinino ...
Rest Stop Little Boy
Daniel Dorse ...
Rest Stop Father
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Jack's Secretary
Jim Boeke ...
Javonovitch
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Alan Swayzie (as Jonathan Gries)
Michael Sharrett ...
Tim the Motel Clerk
Debby Lynn Ross ...
Kathy the Drowned Wife
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Fay Forrester, an attractive young lady wants to escape from her violent and jealous boyfriend Vince. So she hires Jack Andrews, a second class private investigator to arrange her death. She wants to restart her life with a new identity and the money she robbed together with Vince. Because of Jack's financial problems he joins Fay after her fake death. Unfortunately Vince finds out that Fay's still alive. The hunt for Jack, Fay and the money begins... Written by Markus Lasermann <mslaserm@trick.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de>

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Her last request was his first mistake.


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27 October 1989 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$283,694 (USA)
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Joanne Whaley-Kilmer's new name "Vera Billings" is a combination of the town (Billings) where writer-director 'Dahl, John' is from, and a girl he dated. See more »

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Up at the lake, the morning after Faye dyes her hair to a brunette color, her hair is the red that it was in Vegas. See more »

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References Viva Las Vegas (1964) See more »

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Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
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'80s Noir For Audience Which Likes A Mean Edge
11 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unlike the title, once turned out to be just right. I should have stopped at one viewing, which I really liked. For some reason, a second look five years later wasn't nearly the fun. All of sudden, the characters just were too hard-edged with a sadistic killer and lead female that were not fun to watch. Maybe I'm just mellowing and these type of low-lifes just don't appeal to me anymore, at least when comprise two- thirds of the main characters.

So, if you like nasty characters with a big mean streak in them, ones that have no ethics whatsoever and are proud of it, then'll you like this modern-day film noir very much. Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley-Kilmer and Michael Madsen are not three people you want as friends, particularly the last two.

The story has a few twists - big twists - near the end, although I suppose if you thought about it long enough you'd discover some credibility problems with it. Nonetheless, you have to give this film decent points for one thing: it entertains you for the full 95 minutes.


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