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Boiling Point (I) (1993)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  16 April 1993 (USA)
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A pair of sociopath killers take on the police and the mob in order to make one last big score.

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Vikki Dunbar
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Virgil Leach
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Max Waxman
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Carol
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Levitt
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Transaction Man
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Storyline

Red is an aging scam-artist who's just been released from prison together with Ronnie, a young and not-so-bright hoodlum who is easily manipulated. Their new business is to organize fake-money sales and then kill the buyer to take his money; but when Ronnie kills an undercover secret service agent, his partner Jimmy Mercer vows revenge and is given one week to catch the killers before being transferred. Written by Giancarlo Cairella <vertigo@imdb.com>

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He's a cop who reached the Boiling Point


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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16 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$10,058,318 (USA)
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Trivia

Dennis Hopper and Viggo Mortensen both appeared in Texas Chainsaw movies. Hooper appeared in Texas Chainsaws Massacre part 2 and Mortensen appeared in Texas Chainsaws Massacre 3. See more »

Goofs

When the junkie girl blows up the house with built up gas from the stove, there is a flame showing lit in blue on one of the stove burners before she strikes the lighter; there would be no gas built up in the house... There would be no explosion. See more »

Quotes

Tony Dio: Fuck you!
[Ronnie shoots him]
Rudolph 'Red' Diamond: Fuck me?
[laughs]
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) See more »

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Dream
Written by Johnny Mercer
Arranged and Produced by Daniel May
Performed by The Danny May Orchestra
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Not bad
3 July 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie, it had a lot of action and even a little comedy.Denis Hopper plays the bad guy of course like usual but the movie focuses on what his character is going through and I sort of worried about what was going to become of him.Wesley Snipes was the "good guy" but while watching the movie I got so annoyed with his character{one of the many characters hes played that all look exactly the same with the same personality and dull face expressions} i wanted to shoot him myself. So il give this movie a 7 out of 10 but without the help of Denis hopper the movie would only get about a 3. Also look for Viggo Mortensen{who played Aragorn in the Lord Of The Rings trilogy} as Denis hoppers slightly phycotic partner.


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