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I Shot a Man in Vegas (1995)

 -  Drama  -  18 October 1996 (USA)
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Some friends meet each other at a bar in Vegas. After many drinks someone gets shot by his "friend". They decide to hide the body in the trunk of their car and drive to L.A. where they can ... See full summary »

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Some friends meet each other at a bar in Vegas. After many drinks someone gets shot by his "friend". They decide to hide the body in the trunk of their car and drive to L.A. where they can get help disposing of the body. Each person in the car describes what happened when the guy got shot. Along the way they start to change their minds about this decision. Will they make it or do they get caught ? Written by Anonymous

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What would you do if you killed your best friend?

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, violence and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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BAD STORY, BRILLIANT TIMING OF MUSIC
21 July 2003 | by (BOMBAY, INDIA) – See all my reviews

The movie kicks off brilliantly, but doesn't build upto anything, making the ending, a bit of a disappointment. The only possible things that could keep the viewer interested are the rather 'natural' feel of the movie, and its brilliant music.

The direction is good; infact, it seems quite amateurish. Deliberately done or not, this amateurish look of the movie, can be said as a bit of a saving grace and gives an 'edge' to the otherwise horrible movie. But, the story line is so weak, that even the best of direction cannot save the movie from sinking. Though the movie tries to conjure up'suspense' so that the viewer could look forward to at least something towards the end of the movie, sadly however, even before the 'suspense' begins, it is quite easy to figure it out, what it is going to be. If this is the case, then there is not much to look forward to, in the movie.

The bottom line: the movie has bad acting, good direction by a helpless director, and on top of it all, a really bad story line. However, the music and the timing of music is fantastic, one of the best, ever. One more thing: the 'car' is beautiful.

Rating: 5/10


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