Love and a .45 (1994)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  23 November 1994 (USA)
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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... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dinosaur Bob
Creepy Cody
Thaylene Cheatham
Vergil Cheatham
Tammy Le Blanc ...
Young Clerk
Mary Ann
Ranger X
Scott Roland ...
Todd Conner ...
Young Cop
Camera Store Clerk


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 <>

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


Crime | Thriller

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Amor del calibre 45  »

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Did You Know?


Vergil Cheatham says, "I'm hip about time." This is one of Peter Fonda's few lines in Easy Rider (1969). See more »


The trio crosses into Mexico (heading for Acuna) at a land crossing (one guard, small guard shack with a drop arm barrier across the road). All crossings between Del Rio, Texas and Acuna, Mexico have to cross the Rio Grande River at a bridge. In addition, all U.S.-Mexico border crossings have both U.S. and Mexican border patrol guards. See more »


Watty Watts: Oh, Christ, Billy. What have you done?
Billy Mack Black: Oh shit! I think I shot her!
Watty Watts: Do you hear that sound? It's the fuckin' cops... and you just blew your girlfriend's brains all over the place.
Billy Mack Black: She saw my face, man!
Watty Watts: Shut up!
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Crazy Credits

"This film is dedicated to the memory of David Whitley and Marcus Brown." See more »


References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »


Formal Groove
Performed by Robert J. Walsh
Courtesy of The Hollywood Music Library
Written by Robert J. Walsh
Published by Screenmusic International (BMI)
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Fun film!
21 May 2000 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

Great for fans of the crime-on-the-run films. . . funny and unique twist on the genre with great characters and some very, very funny moments.

Similar to Tarantino, and miles above Stone's horrible Natural Born Killers, Love and a .45 is a delight.

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