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Love and a .45 (1994)

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

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Amor del calibre 45  »

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When Watty and Starlene dash out of a used TV store, they run past a white wall, painted with the words, "Free Tex Watson." This is an homage to John Waters. This slogan appears spray-painted on a wall behind 'Divine' as he prances through Baltimore's ghetto streets in Waters' Pink Flamingos (1972). 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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Dinosaur Bob: [Rating his skill as a tattoo artist] Put a needle in my hand, I'm a regular "Victor" Van Gogh.
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In the 'special thanks' section the following two statements can be found: biscuit (for doing a hell of a job and ending up on the cutting floor room) Gibby Haynes (for not showing up but being brilliant in his audition) See more »

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References Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Love Hurts
Performed by Kim Deal and Bob Pollard
Kim Deal appears courtesy of 4AD/Elektra
Written by Felice Bryant and Boudleaux Bryant
Published by Acuff-Rose Music, Inc./House of Bryant Publications (BMI)
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Surprising Crime Romp
1 December 1999 | by (San Antonio, TX) – See all my reviews

I must admit, I was pleasantly surprised by this film. All I'd heard prior to seeing it was that it featured the world's first celluloid skull tattoo (it does, but that's another story). After seeing it, I highly recommend it to fans of the crime/road trip genre.

Gil Bellows and Renee Zellweger are Texas lovers in trouble with the law after killing some cops after him for a robbery/murder. Rory Cochrane, as his crazed ex-partner, follows the two to Mexico. The trip south of the border comprises most of the movie, and what a trip it is. Co-starring are Jeffrey Combs, excellent in a non-horror role, and Peter Fonda as --what else?-- a burn-out. The mostly rockabilly soundtrack is very good.


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