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Albino Alligator (1996)

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While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.

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Three petty thieves who the police believe to be major criminals are chased into a basement bar where they take five hostages including all the bar employees. The rest of the movie deals with the cops lurking outside the bar while the trio try to get hold of the situation inside. Written by Danny Paikov <deepee@netvision.net.il>

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They Planned The Perfect Crime... Until It All Went Perfectly Wrong! See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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17 January 1997 (USA)  »

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Albino Alligator  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$188,050 (USA) (24 January 1997)

Gross:

ITL 41,874,000 (Italy) (6 June 1997)
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Kevin Spacey consulted with legendary director Sidney Lumet on how best to make the film. See more »

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Because of the city's proximity to sea level, it is difficult, if not impossible to have underground (basement) dwellings in New Orleans. See more »

Quotes

[In a TV interview]
Jenny Ferguson: Agent Browning, can you shed some light on what's been happening here?
Agent Browning: Well, it looks like some goddamn stupid motherfucker has decided to take some poor innocent fucks hostage. Now we've been out here all fucking night trying to deal with this goddamn situation, but there hasn't been a fucking break yet. But we're sure as shit hopeful that everyone will be safe, and that we bring this motherfucker, or motherfuckers, as the case may be, to fucking justice. How's that?
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All-around terrific film
23 May 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

Kevin Spacey is obviously an amazing acting talent, but this film proves that he's almost as good a director. This film was satisfying from beginning to end, and it just got more interesting as it went along. The story is fairly simple, but it was powerfully performed by a hugely talented cast. Dillon, Sinise, and Dunaway all give stand-out performances, but really, the whole cast is top-notch. Mantegna wasn't given as much material to work with, but he still had the only truly funny scene in a generally serious movie, and yet the humor didn't seem out of place. There is certainly room for Spacey to improve as a director, but this is most definitely a great way to start off.


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