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Blood and Concrete (1991)

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
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Spuntz
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Sammy Rhodes
Steve Freedman ...
Lounge Lizard
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Mort (as William Bastiani)
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Stone (as Pat Cupo)
Patrick O'Bryan ...
Barton (as Pat O'Bryan)
Tracy Coley ...
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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 | Romance

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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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When Hank Dick (Darren McGavin) takes the hot dog from Joey Turks (Billy Zane), it has a bite taken off of one end, even though Joey has not yet taken a bite (and the fact that it has a bite off one end appears to be deliberately concealed by the wrapper and its handling, but becomes apparent as soon as Hank picks it up). Hank then takes a bite off the other end, so that it has a bite taken off of both ends. In the next shot, Hank is holding a complete hot dog that has had no bites taken off of it. In the next shot, Hank is holding a hot dog with a bite off of only one end and he is chewing that bite. These shots appear to have been placed out of sequence in the film. See more »

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Joey Turks: Why were you trying to kill yourself?
Mona: 'Cause I'm fucked up.
Joey Turks: So am I, so is everybody, so what?
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So Excited
by Ranking Roger
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The power of suggestion
6 September 2016 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Billy Zane of Titanic and Jennifer Beals of Flashdance co-star in this rather weird film about a couple of marginal people, a professional carjacker and a punk rocker who get themselves involved in a shipment of a new kind of drug where someone is murdered and the police just leave the body in the guy's swimming pool. It must have really started to smell around there.

The detective on this case is Darren McGavin who's been on the job way too long, but wants to get that last big bust and go out in a blaze of glory.

Some interesting characters such as rock singer Jamie LeGros, epicene drug dealer Nicholas Worth, and his muscular boy toy and personal hit man Mark Pellegrino make the film worth a viewing.

I did like the coda that McGavin put on the end of the investigation for this shipment of pills to one of the protagonists who is dying. There's a famous episode from the Honeymooners where Alice and Trixie do something to Ralph and Norton like what is happening to Worth and Pellegrino the entire story.

The power of suggestion.


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