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Natural Born Killers (1994)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  26 August 1994 (USA)
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Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media.

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Storyline

Mickey Knox and Mallory Wilson aren't your typical lovers - after killing her abusive father, they go on a road trip where, every time they stop somewhere, they kill pretty well everyone around them. They do however leave one person alive at every shootout to tell the story and they soon become a media sensation thanks to sensationalized reporting. Told in a highly visual style. Written by garykmcd

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A bold new film that takes a look at a country seduced by fame, obsessed by crime and consumed by the media. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for extreme violence and graphic carnage, for shocking images, and for strong language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 August 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Asesinos por naturaleza  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£3,923,239 (UK) (17 March 1995)
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Trivia

Coca-Cola approved the use of the Polar Bear ads for its product in the movie without having a full idea of what the movie was about; when the Board of Directors saw the finished product, they were furious. See more »

Goofs

When Kavanaugh gets up on his knees after Mickey takes control of the interview, one can easily make out the knee pads he is wearing underneath the uniform. See more »

Quotes

[Guns aimed at each other]
Mickey: Looks like we got us a Mexican Standoff.
Jack Scagnetti: We've had this day from the beginning, huh, Mickey? Now slide that shotgun over here. Put your hands on your head and your head against the floor!
Mickey: Or what, you'll wound me? I could blow you in half and you know it.
Jack Scagnetti: I never wounded anything in my life. I got you locked right between the eyes, Mickey. I've had you locked from the jump, you phony!
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are superimposed over a vast amount of stock footage, ranging from the future of Mickey and Mallory, stock A-Bomb tests, childhood photos of Mickey and Mallory, time-lapse footage, scenes from the movie, and so on. See more »

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Soundtracks

Excerpts from 'Wozzeck'
Written by Alban Berg
Performed by Paris National Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Pierre Boulez
Vocal solos by Walter Berry & Isabel Strauss
Courtesy of Sony Classical
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Rent, Don't Buy
9 June 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

I wouldn't buy this film without renting it. I was only able to watch ten minutes of it and half was on fast forward. Someone here said that he bought it and has watched it 20 times! I dunno. This movie seems sloppy and all over the place. If you want to get the same effect and not be as disappointed as I was, double up on "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" and "Wild at Heart" (Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern). The cinematography, entertainment, and impact, of those two films is far better than NBK.


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