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(1993)

Plot Summary

  • In Detroit, Clarence Worley goes to the movie theater alone on the day of his birthday to watch three kung-fu movies. The gorgeous Alabama Whitman accidentally drops her popcorns on Clarence and they watch the movie together. Then they eat pieces of pie and they have one night stand. On the dawn, Alabama confesses that she is a call-girl hired to spend the night with him, but she has fallen in love with him. In the morning they get married and Clarence goes to the club where she worked to bring her clothes. However her pimp Drexl Spivey and his partner beat up Clarence and he reacts killing them both. Clarence asks Alabama's suitcase with her clothes and the other girls mistakenly give another one with cocaine. When Clarence discovers the mistake, he decides to travel with Alabama to the house of his friend, the aspirant actor Dick Ritchie, to sell the drug and travel to Mexico. He visits his father Clifford Worley and gives his address to him. But the Sicilian Mafia is the owner of the drug and a group of killers are hunting down Clarnece and Alabama.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Clarence and Alabama are newlyweds who acquire an unexpected wedding present. Unknown to the blissfully happy couple, ruthless gangsters are on their tail, determined to reclaim their lost property

    - Written by Rob Hartill
  • This Quentin Tarantino scripted film uses the theme of 'boy meets girl.' Here, though, boy meets girl, boy kills girl's pimp, couple takes pimp's coke, and bad boys chase couple. And Elvis is their Guardian Angel....

    - Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
  • Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.

    - Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

Synopsis

Comic book store clerk and film buff Clarence Worley (Christian Slater) watches a Sonny Chiba triple feature at a Detroit movie theater for his birthday...

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