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Blood and Concrete (1991)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  13 September 1991 (USA)
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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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31 January 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is a true sleeper. It's on late-night cable a lot, so there must be some recognition of its merits, considering it is such an old film. In a nutshell, this is pure LA noir, with crazy characters, crazy circumstances, and a lot of weirdness goin' on. The cast is superb, with Billy Zane striking just the right note, Darren McGavin turning in a hilarious performance, and the ageless and beautiful Jennifer Beals playing a subdued but nuanced part. (Kudos also to Harry Shearer, for a great cameo.) This film is truly a keeper, full of little moments that are funnier on reflection. (E.g., Bart starts to get amorous, so Joey all of a sudden starts concentrating on his dinner...hilarious.) Great entertainment.


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