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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Hilary Henkin (written by)
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Release Date:
4 February 1994 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The story of a cop who wanted it bad and got it worse.
Plot:
Detective Jack Grimaldi (Gary Oldman) takes us through his shattered life after encountering the most... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(23 articles)
User Reviews:
You Can Dig One Grave, Or You Can Dig Two... See more (83 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gary Oldman ... Jack Grimaldi
Wallace Wood ... Waiter

Juliette Lewis ... Sheri

David Proval ... Scully

Will Patton ... Martie

Gene Canfield ... John

Larry Joshua ... Joey

Michael Wincott ... Sal

Lena Olin ... Mona Demarkov
William Duff-Griffin ... Paddy

James Cromwell ... Cage
Paul Butler ... Skouras

Annabella Sciorra ... Natalie Grimaldi

Tony Sirico ... Malacci
Victoria Bastel ... Girl #1
Katrina Rae ... Girl #2
Joe Paparone ... Ginny
Owen Hollander ... Stan

Neal Jones ... Clerk

Roy Scheider ... Don Falcone

James Murtaugh ... Priest
Gary Hope ... Driver
Americo Mongiello ... Man #1
James Mongiello ... Man #2

Ron Perlman ... Jack's Attorney
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ron Faber ... Hotel Manager (uncredited)

Dennis Farina ... Nick Gazzara (uncredited)

Michael Lepre ... Mob Guard #1 (uncredited)

Pete Macnamara ... Mob Guard (uncredited)

Stephen Tobolowsky ... District Attorney (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Medak 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Hilary Henkin (written by)

Produced by
Tim Bevan .... executive producer
Eric Fellner .... executive producer
Michael Flynn .... co-producer
Hilary Henkin .... producer
Paul Webster .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Isham 
 
Cinematography by
Dariusz Wolski 
 
Film Editing by
Walter Murch 
 
Casting by
Bonnie Timmermann 
 
Production Design by
Stuart Wurtzel 
 
Art Direction by
W. Steven Graham 
 
Set Decoration by
Beth A. Rubino 
 
Costume Design by
Aude Bronson-Howard 
 
Makeup Department
Richard Alonzo .... special makeup effects artist
Kathryn Bihr .... makeup artist
Neal Martz .... special makeup department head
Bernadette Mazur .... makeup artist: Ms Sciorra
Andrea Miller .... makeup artist: Ms Olin
Hiram Ortiz .... hair stylist
Aaron F. Quarles .... hair stylist
Linda Kay Rendina .... makeup artist
Ronnie Specter .... makeup artist: Ms Olin
Todd Kleitsch .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Carl Clifford .... unit production manager
Leslie A. Leitner .... post-production supervisor
Michelle Morrissey .... assistant production manager (as Michelle Weinberg)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael DeCasper .... second assistant director
Mark McGann .... first assistant director
Juan Ros .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
David H. Allen .... assistant property master
Tommy Allen .... property master
Michael L. Benson .... set dresser
Claudette Didul .... assistant set decorator
Anthony Dunne .... construction coordinator
Jerry Kadar .... set dresser
Jessica Lanier .... assistant set decorator
Michael Leather .... set dresser
Jacqueline Arnot .... set dresser (uncredited)
Byron K. Lovelace .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Gary Alper .... sound mixer
G.W. Brown .... supervising adr editor
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
Tommy Goodwin .... adr mixer
Tommy Goodwin .... foley mixer
Walter Gorey .... boom operator
Tom Hammond .... foley editor
Catherine Harper .... foley artist
Matthew Iadarola .... sound re-recordist
Ossama Khuluki .... foley artist
Kimberly Ellen Lowe .... dialogue editor (as Kimberly Lowe Voigt)
Walter Murch .... sound re-recordist
John Rotondi .... sound engineer: Y4
Steve F.B. Smith .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Todd Toon .... sound effects editor
 
Special Effects by
Mark Berg .... special effects
Wilfred Caban .... special effects foreman
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects
 
Stunts
Norman Douglass .... stunts
Jery Hewitt .... stunt coordinator
Janet Paparazzo .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert M. Andres .... key grip
Jeremy Knaster .... electrician
Jim McConkey .... Steadicam operator
Bill O'Leary .... gaffer
Phil Oetiker .... camera operator
Charles Quinlivan .... grip
Susan Starr .... assistant camera
Donald Sweeney .... aerial photographer
Robert Vuolo .... electrician
Paul Wachter .... best boy grip
Lamont Crawford .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Burchard .... wardrobe supervisor: men
David C. Robinson .... associate costume designer
Laura Jean Shannon .... costume production assistant
Susan J. Wright .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Jeff Etcher .... assistant editor
Joanna Lovinger .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
Thomas A. Carlson .... music editor
Stephen Krause .... scoring mixer
Richard McIlvery .... scoring stage manager
Bill Pearson .... music engineer
 
Other crew
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Christie Colliopoulos .... assistant: Ms. Sciorra
Asher Garfinkel .... assistant to producer
Michele Giordano .... production coordinator
Joseph E. Iberti .... location manager
Jasmine Kosovic .... assistant production coordinator
Isabelle Kostic Crosley .... location assistant
Tim Monich .... dialect coach
Robin Squibb .... script supervisor
Allen Wolf .... production intern
 
Thanks
Tom Waits .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong violence, language and sexuality
Runtime:
100 min | Spain:104 min | Japan:110 min | Argentina:106 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:MA | Canada:R (video rating) | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | Norway:18 (video premiere) | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Sweden:15 (video rating) | UK:18 | USA:R

Did You Know?

Trivia:
According to Bon Jovi's "100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't be Wrong" Collection, Jon Bon Jovi mentioned in the confession book that he wrote the song, "Always" for this film. He didn't like the movie so he exercised his right to pull it from the film. Later, the song became Bon Jovi's biggest selling single at the time. The song never did appear in the soundtrack or the film. Jon does not consider the song a love song. He refers to it's narrator as "one screw-less Looney Toon".See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: A lot is made in the film of the dates May 1 and December 1 being on a cycle of every six months, but the dates are not evenly spaced. December is seven months after May, leaving only five months until the next May 1.See more »
Quotes:
Jack Grimaldi:[hallucinating Natalie entering through the door, and narrating with great sadness and tears in his voice] Sometimes she stays a little longer... But not too often...See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Free Enterprise (1998)See more »
Soundtrack:
CHA CHA MOMMASee more »

FAQ

Why does the voice over switch from 3rd person to 1st person?
Is the story Falcone tells Jack about Robert Lowe and Louis Lepke accurate?
What is the purpose of the flash-forward scene early in the film?
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22 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
You Can Dig One Grave, Or You Can Dig Two..., 10 April 2003
Author: domino1003 from East Texas, USA

One of my favorite lines from "Romeo Is Bleeding," an overlooked tribute to film noir. Jack Grimaldi(Oldman)is a crooked cop that rats info to the mob about the whereabouts of mob witnesses. He is also a louse of a husband, cheating on his wife(Sciorra)with a waitress (Lewis). Life, in his view, is good, especially when he gets the money from the mob, which he uses "To feed the hole" in his backyard. Then, one day, his life slowly goes on a descent to hell when he is assigned to watch over the deliciously wicked Mona(Lena Olin, who should have gotten an Oscar nod for this performance). Mona makes a proposition to Jack: Help her fake her death and he will be paid VERY well. The problem is that the mob, led by Roy Scheider, wants Jack to wipe her out, or they will wipe him out. What happens to the characters in this film is what makes this a very intense film. The scenes between Olin and Oldman are hot enough to burn a hole in your television screen. This is a must see film that you have to have in your collection.

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