Bang (1995)

 |  Crime, Drama  |  November 1997 (USA)
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A young woman in L.A. is having a bad day: she's evicted, an audition ends with a producer furious she won't trade sex for the part, and a policeman nabs her for something she didn't do, ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
The Girl
Michael Newland ...
Officer Rattler
Erik Schrody ...
Michael Artura ...
Officer Trotter
Officer Ham
Luis Guizar ...
Art Cruz ...
The Producer
Donald 'Notorious' D ...
O.G. On Rooftop
Rooftop Dealer
Eric Kirkpatrick ...
Wandi Herman ...
Piwi On Rooftop
David Conner ...


A young woman in L.A. is having a bad day: she's evicted, an audition ends with a producer furious she won't trade sex for the part, and a policeman nabs her for something she didn't do, demanding fellatio to release her. She snaps, grabs his gun, takes his uniform, and leaves him cuffed to a tree where he's soon having a defenseless chat with a homeless man. She takes off on the cop's motorcycle and, for an afternoon, experiences a cop's life. She talks a young man out of suicide and then is plunged into violence after a friendly encounter with two "vatos." She is torn between self-protection and others' expectations. Is there any resolution for her torrent of feelings? Written by <>

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Sometimes you've got to break the rules


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Lucy Liu's name is misspelled "Lui" in the credits. See more »

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In between the crew, cast and special thanks section, the screen fades completely black for a second and a painting of a Native American and a girl inside a box with a window are visible for a short time. See more »


Referenced in Lips to Lips (2000) See more »

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Something like an urban fairy-tale, complete with the ogres.
11 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

Ever seen a movie with an unbelievable opening plot device, yet the grim urban reality that it is set in allows you to buy it, in some strange way? Well, I think that describes 'Bang' pretty well. The idea of an actress assuming the role of a cop for a day is outlandish (and that stolen uniform fits pretty nicely). But it works if you let it. Don't expect reality in the plot, but you'll find it in the details of this one. A movie that makes you think about the assumption of identity, about who has power in society, and how that shifts depending on the circumstances.

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