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Love and a .45 (1994)

Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these job turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene... See full summary »

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Watty has made a living out of robbing convenience stores, but after one of these job turned into murder by his partner, the psychopath Billy Mack, he is on the run with his fiancé Starlene and with both Billy Mack, the police and some loansharks on his trail. Their plan is to go to Mexico but before they do that they want to get married and visit Starlenes parents. Written by <uffe@enterpol.dk>

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In The End There Are Only Two Things That Matter... See more »

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

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23 November 1994 (USA)  »

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Amor del calibre 45  »

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Trivia

The store clerk (Wiley Wiggins) and Billy Mack Black (Rory Cochrane) both appeared in dazed and confused. See more »

Goofs

When Watty is driving with Starlene next to him, as they begin their trip to Mexico, in the shots from one angle, he is wearing his multicolor leather jacket, but from the other angle, he is not wearing the jacket. See more »

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Vergil Cheatham: The only way out is in.
Thaylene Cheatham: Praise the Lord!
Watty Watts: And the only way to get there is to free yourself... to face the seething, bloodthirsty darkness in your own heart... Have you ever faced yourself in a mirror and gesticulated like a madman, Watty?
Watty Watts: [Somewhat bemused] Well, Vergil, I can't say I have, as of yet.
Vergil Cheatham: Until you do, you are nothing. And until you embrace the eternal nothingness of your existence, you will NOT BE FREE! Do you follow my lead?
Watty Watts: [Still bemused] Well, yeah, Vergil, I think that I do... ...
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"This film is dedicated to the memory of David Whitley and Marcus Brown." See more »

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References The Getaway (1972) See more »

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Unter dem Doppeladler
Performed by FSK with David Lowery from Cracker
David Lowery appears courtesy of Virgin Records America
Written by Franz Wagner
Arranged by Justin Hoffmann (as Justin Hoffman), Thomas Meinecke, Michaela Melián (as Michaela Melian),
Carl Oesterhelt, Wilfried Petzi
Published by Sub Up MVLG/Wintrup Musik (GEMA)
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Unfairly Maligned...Clever, Violent, and Funny
19 September 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Some lazy and uninformed Critics and Reviewers can't help themselves and immediately lash out at this Movie's similarity to others Directed by Tarantino, Rodriguez, Stone, and Lynch. Truth of the Matter is that when Films are so near in release dates it is unfair and somewhat inaccurate to claim thievery.

It is more likely and a bit Metaphysical that these Creative Folks were all tapping into that Akashic Record thing or what may be called the Hundred Monkey Theory. Whatever. This is a very good, Fun-Frolic Road Movie with White Trash Anti-Heroes and a Kick-Ass Soundtrack. More quirky characters than have a right to exist in any one Movie and some Witty Banter that makes it all quite a Rolicking Ride.

It is over the top, around the bend, down the rabbit hole and off into outer space. Nutzoid and Naughty, Dirty and Delightful, with a Cast that cries out Cult Movie. It is proudly self-conscious, Violent, and Funny enough for it to become part of the Zeitgeist that was working in its Day and can not be ignored. This one will do nothing but gain Reputation and Admiration acquiring more Fans every Year.

It was an easy thing to miss and dismiss this in the Mid-Nineties but if nothing else, the Success of Renee Zellweger will have the curious seeking this one out as a Career Starter and while she is a standout here, this Movie has more to offer and does so with layers of interest far beyond anything as shallow as Star Power. It gets its energy from a Chemical Compound and a Cultural Milieu that is forever Fascinating.


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