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Blood and Concrete (1991)

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A car thief and a punk rocker fall in love as they become embroiled in deaths attributed to an aphrodisiac.

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Joey Turks
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Mona
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Hank Dick
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Lance
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Bart
Nicholas Worth ...
Spuntz
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Sammy Rhodes
Steve Freedman ...
Lounge Lizard
Billy Bastiani ...
Mort (as William Bastiani)
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Stone (as Pat Cupo)
Patrick O'Bryan ...
Barton (as Pat O'Bryan)
Tracy Coley ...
Ack
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Old Lady
Lyvingston Holmes ...
Thelma
Andy Prieboy ...
Mona's Band
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A car thief and a punk rocker fall in love as they become embroiled in deaths attributed to an aphrodisiac.

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Since 8:00, Joey's been stabbed, chased, followed by the cops, made love to, and accused of murder. It's 8:45.

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Comedy | Crime

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Rated R for language, violence, sensuality, and drug content | See all certifications »
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13 September 1991 (USA)  »

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Blood and Concrete, a Love Story  »

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A wonderful surprise
22 April 1999 | by (out of bounds) – See all my reviews

Although the first ten or fifteen minutes of this video may make you wish you'd rented something a little more fast paced, the rest of the film will leave you hungry for more. The quirky humor of this movie is a very unique treat, much in the vein of The Blues Brothers.

The movie is set in a surreal Los Angeles. Our hero, Joey Turks, is a poor excuse for a car thief, who wishes he was a lounge singer (his biggest hero is Frank Sinatra). This in a movie that came out BEFORE being retro-loungelizard was hip. Joey gets caught up in the murder of a drug dealer and some stolen drugs. He is used as a pawn by the police and the nefarious criminal kingpin, but all he wants is to get out of his life of crime and settle down with his new girl, Mona.

This is dark comedy at its finest.


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