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2 Days in the Valley (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  27 September 1996 (USA)
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Becky Foxx
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Susan Parish
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Detective Creighton
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Evelyn
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Storyline

John Herzfeld deftly welds together a multitude of subplots-- a loser hitman and a cool assassin involved in an insurance scam; a washed-up director, turned suicidal, if only he had someone to care for his beloved dog; a snooty art dealer, wracked by kidney stones, cared for by his devoted assistant; a grungy deranged vice cop, now partnered with a fresh-faced rookie; and two beautiful and jealous women entangled in their deadly scheme--into a spoof of the crime thriller genre. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Over the next 2 days, ten people will find out what they have in common... besides murder. See more »

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Comedy | Crime

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

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27 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,352,440 (USA) (27 September 1996)

Gross:

$11,114,000 (USA)
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Composer Jerry Goldsmith wrote a score for this film that wasn't used. In June, 2012, Intrada Records release Goldsmith's score on a limited edition run on CD (the replacement score was not included). See more »

Goofs

After Dosmo rips his body armor and extracts the bullet, he gets up and as he's getting up, the body armor is not ripped and the bullet is still in place. See more »

Quotes

Allan Hopper: How can you take this loser's word? You can't believe him!
Teddy Peppers: I'll take his word over yours. It's been my experience, more often than not, that a loser has more honor than a winner.
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References Do the Right Thing (1989) See more »

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Down In the Valley
Written by Solomon Burke
Performed by Otis Redding
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A pretty screwed-up story about pretty screwed-up people.
7 August 1998 | by (Montréal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Wow! Fantastic. A very dark humorous movie, one of the best of its kind that I know of. Like any good dark story, every character is presented very shortly and separately, in a way that you can already pinpoint every of his traits in a split-second. Also, like any good dark story, they all get involved with each other one way or another, would that be by being allies that we didn't know of, or simply people that cross the street at the same time and will just look at each other and go on with their lives. A must-see.


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