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Kiss of Death (1995)

 -  Action | Crime | Thriller  -  21 April 1995 (USA)
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A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster.

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Jimmy Kilmartin's an ex-con who's trying to go straight. But he can't say no to a quick driving job because his so called friend's life is threatened. The job is for Little Junior Brown, a violent and powerful villain. When things go wrong, Jimmy is left to do the time, and his whole life is turned upside-down, but if that wasn't enough, the cops won't leave Jimmy alone when he gets out... They want 'Little Junior' Written by Rob Hartill, corrected by Lex Gustafsson

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Little Junor Brown. He rules the streets. He owns the game. But he doesn't own all of the players.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, nudity and strong language | See all certifications »

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21 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,942,422 (USA)
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David Caruso was paid $1 million for appearing in this film, which he made in the hiatus between his first and short-lived second season of NYPD Blue (1993). See more »

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The item of jewelry on Little Junior's wrist alternates between a gold watch and a gold chain bracelet, sometimes during the same scene. See more »

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Calvin Hart: [about Omar] Cars, Drugs, Guns, he's buying whatever he can get his hands on.
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Well done remake
11 September 2000 | by (PA USA) – See all my reviews

David Caruso and a beefed up Nicholas Cage star in this remake of the 1947 noir film..In this one David Caruso, on parole, is talked into doing a job to help his cousin, when he is busted, his cousin takes advantage of him and his wife Helen Hunt. Caruso is offered a deal by a slippery DA with political aims, played with the usual excellence by Stanley Tucci. Caruso then discovers the meaning of the word politics and seeks revenge on those who betrayed him. An underrated movie that didnt get much press when released (probably due to Caruso's controversial exit from NYPD Blue) this film builds the suspense and keeps you involved and interested.Caruso, the Cagney for the 90s, plays his part great with a tension you can feel. All the other roles are played well in this sleeper movie.. Well recommended Kiss of Death rates a 8


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