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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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Tony Dio
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Levitt
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Transaction Man
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Connie
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Sally Mercer (as Stephanie E. Williams)
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Steve
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Money Men  »

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$9,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$10,058,318 (USA)
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Trivia

Max Waxman, the character played by Jonathan Banks was also present in To Live and Die in L.A. (1985) played by Christopher Allport. Both films are adaptations from Gerald Petievich's novels. 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: The Best of David Spade (2005) See more »

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Money Men
Written and Produced by Mitchell Marcoulier
Performed by Mitchell Marcoulier
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very good film, wisely directed and very well interpreted
6 August 2005 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

The good and evil are presented as the two faces of the same coin, just notice the bad guys and the policeman crossing their paths from the very beginning. The sense of justice and comradeship is carried out by the policemen up to the last consecuencies. All the characters are draw with a few but deep brushstrokes. One can't but feel pitiful for the destiny, in same cases dull, that each of the protagonists carve out for themselves. Life in this film is presented in a crude way but also considering the profoundest and better feelings of each of the figures. Of course there is more that is worth to be seen and all of it enveloped by a much appropriate and wonderful song as well as filmed with agility.


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