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Kiss of Death (1995)

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

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

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21 April 1995 (USA)  »

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A halál csókja  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$14,942,422
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Barbet Schroeder previously directed Reversal of Fortune (1990) starring Jeremy Irons, five years later he directed Kiss of Death (1995) starring Samuel L Jackson. Irons and Jackson co-starred in Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995). They may have spoken about working with Schroeder during breaks from filming. 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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Ronnie: You know what your problem is? You're a liberal.
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Hubba Bubba Baby
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Performed by Kinsui
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Deserves Better Than 5.8 IMDb Average Vote
7 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

I liked this movie and I am quite surprised by the low IMDb user voting for this film. It is certainly not Academy Award material. But the story, character development, and the acting performances are really above average. I am not a big fan of television dramas. I have never seen a single episode of CSI. I thought NYPD Blue was very overrated, except for Dennis Franz. However, I think that David Caruso is a much better movie actor than he gets credit for. This one is definitely worth seeing. It is not a stupid high-action movie like Armageddon. However, it does have some very intense and well staged scenes that will keep action movie fans happy.


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