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Kiss of Death (1995)

R  |   |  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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Rosie Kilmartin
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Big Junior Brown
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Storyline

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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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:

A halál csókja  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$14,942,422 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

The Rolls-Royce being torched at the salvage yard has a perimeter frame; genuine Rolls-Royce Silver Shadows are unibody vehicles. See more »

Quotes

Little Junior Brown: The time has come for everyone to clean out their own backyard.
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Features The French Connection (1971) See more »

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Circle On You
Written by Emmanuelle Shoniwa
Performed by Yo Yo Honey
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Pure comedy
23 April 1999 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

David Caruso took the first step toward complete obscurity with his one-note, bland, tough-guy-wannabe performance in this paint-by-numbers crime drama. Nic Cage's performance should not be overlooked either, as he pushes hard to show that his one Oscar was indeed a fluke. Stanley Tucci and Ving Rhames are wasted in a flick that makes "Godzilla" look stylish.


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