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Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl, he spends a night on the town with his dangerous friends. They all ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zed
Martin Raymond ...
Cab Driver
Eric Pascal Chaltiel ...
Bellboy
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Zoe
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Claude
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Francois
Kario Salem ...
Jean
Elise Renee ...
Patchoo (as Elise Renée)
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Martina
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Concierge (as Ron Jeremy Hyatt)
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi ...
Bank Manager (as Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi)
Gérard Bonn ...
Assistant Bank Manager (as Gerard Bonn)
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Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl, he spends a night on the town with his dangerous friends. They all decide to rob a bank the following day. There's only one problem: Zed's call-girl, Zoe, just happens to work at the bank which is to be robbed! Written by Michael Feller <reb@magna.com.au>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language, plentiful drug use and a sex scene | See all certifications »

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September 1994 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$418,953 (USA)
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Trivia

During the scene in the nightclub when Zed is vomiting in the bathroom, Eric can be seen in the background having sex with someone from behind. While it's hard to make out, that person is in fact Francois (Tai Thai). The director has stated that this was a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the French occupation of Vietnam. See more »

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When the robbers are in the back of the van handing out the masks, Eric is handed the same mask twice. See more »

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Eric: We go in. We get what we want. We come out.
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The characters, events and institutions depicted in this motion picture are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons or junkies, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

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Underrated, but by no means missing out...
3 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Killing Zoe is definitely an underrated film, which has never received recognition it deserves. Tarantino executive produced the film, but seeing as he has worked closely with writer/director Roger Avary before, most notably Pulp Fiction, we could assume he had a little more in put. Not wanting to take anything away from Avary of course, he is a fully accomplished film maker and this shows throughout Killing Zoe. The script is well crafted, the acting convincing and the framing all very amicable. However, whilst there is nothing bad to say about it, there is nothing to rave about either. The film ticks along nicely, and before you know it you're at the end. The dialogue doesn't snap quite as you would like it too and all the characters seem to be lacking any real urgency that you might expect considering a bank robbery being planned.

All the same, this is a good crime thriller, and very much a part of the early nineties violence invasion. Worth checking out if you're a Tarantino fanatic, or if you really have nothing else to do.


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