A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.

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Deputy Hartford
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Jerk in Coffee Shop
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Reverend Gerald Hutchens
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Iowa Resident at Door
Rachel Chagall ...
Abortion Activist
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Jude, Luke, Marc, Paulie and Pete are liberal-minded roommates and grad students at a Iowa post-secondary institution. Every Sunday for the past year, they have hosted a dinner party, inviting a friend over to have an open-minded discussion about whatever topics are of interest. On a dark and stormy night when Pete was supposed to bring a friend for one of those dinners, he instead comes home with Zachary Cody, who rescued a stranded Pete whose car broke down. They invite Zach to stay for dinner instead of Pete's missing friend. They soon find out that Zach is among other things a racist neo-Nazi, which brings up a potentially dangerous situation for Jewish Marc and black Luke. After some physical altercations and verbal threats, Marc ends up stabbing Zach dead out of what he considers self-defense. As the friends discuss what to do about Zach, they finally come to the conclusion that in killing Zach, they have done society a service. So they ponder 'why not invite other ... Written by Huggo

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Rated R for language, and for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »

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5 April 1996 (USA)  »

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$442,965 (USA)
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Immediately after shooting was completed, the house that was used in the movie burned to the ground. See more »

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Marc pours wine from the Blue bottle, then caps it. Subsequently it is seen both capped and uncapped. See more »

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[on what to do with Zack]
Luke: I say we bury the cracker and have dessert.
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Written by Angela McCluskey, Shark, Paul Cantelon & Scott Roewe
Performed by Wild Colonials
Courtesy of DGC Records
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A frustrating, confused, sometimes amusing black comedy!
30 June 2002 | by (Wherever love guides this lost soul...) – See all my reviews

This film works on some levels, but fails on some as well. The major flaw is that it gives us no one to root for, and we are faces with these so called anti heros who we are meant to feel something for! The second flaw is that I found that in most cases, I agreed with the person they were 'doing in' over themselves - It is never a good sign in a movie when you like the so called bad guy more than the anti heroes!

The film plays like a stage play, and I was surprised to learn it was just made for film! It would be great at a live show, but is too slow and boring to take up 90 minutes of screen time! The film is ok, but nothing worth writing home about!


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