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Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up ... See full summary »

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Doc McCoy is put in prison because his partners chickened out and flew off without him after exchanging a prisoner with a lot of money. Doc knows Jack Benyon, a rich "business"-man, is up to something big, so he tells his wife (Carol McCoy) to tell him that he's for sale if Benyon can get him out of prison. Benyon pulls some strings and Doc McCoy is released again. Unfortunately he has to cooperate with the same person that got him to prison. Written by Lars J. Aas <larsa@colargol.edb.tih.no>

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A dangerous deal. A double cross. And the ultimate set up is yet to come. See more »


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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£634,434 (UK) (15 July 1994)
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Trivia

While at the dump, Doc is toying with a radio control car which is obviously a Volkswagen. In the original, this is the same type of vehicle in which Steve and Ali are setting as they converse during their dump scene. See more »

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Shaving cream on Doc's face after the shave. See more »

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[At the Amtrak's Flagstaff station, Carol, putting change into the slot, is about to put the bag of money in a locker when a man arrives]
Red Shirt: [grabs the bag] Let me help you with that.
Carol: No, it's okay.
Red Shirt: No, no. It's a big bag.
[the man puts the bag into the locker, close and locks it]
Red Shirt: [hands Carol the key] There ya go.
Carol: Thank you.
Red Shirt: Glad to help.
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Referenced in Homicide: Life on the Street: End Game (1995) See more »

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Am I the only one who loves this movie?
4 February 2000 | by (Fremont, CA) – See all my reviews

The action scenes are top notch. Maybe I'm just a sucker for colorful characters and the bank heist angle is well done. Best of all is Alec Baldwin's character, Doc. Baldwin and the rest of the cast really deliver their lines with panache.

Bank jobs, car chase, cat-and-mouse in a four story hotel, steamy sex, crazy characters.... what else do you want?


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