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Bullet (1996)

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Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Prison Guard
Ruby Stein
Fatmir Haskaj ...
Punk #1 - Jamie
Joe Dain ...
Punk #2 - Brian (as Joseph Dain)
Shirley Scott ...
Heavy Woman
Heather Laszlo ...
Dog-Walking Girl
Sol Stein
Cookie Stein
Matthew Powers ...
Jerry Dean ...


Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right back into his old habits of snorting coke and shooting up heroin with his best friend Lester. Enraged by Butch's affront and already determined to get revenge on him for a past wrong, Tank sets about getting even with his old enemy by hiring a hulking brute, Gates to beat Butch. When the confrontation occurs, however, Gates breaks his hand on the battle-hardened Butch. Besides Lester, the only people in Butch's corner are his two brothers, the mentally-unhinged Vietnam War veteran Louis and aspiring artist Ruby, neither of whom can be counted on to help him in the inevitable showdown. Written by Anonymous

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You only get one shot at revenge


Action | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, drug use, pervasive language and a graphic sex scene | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 March 1997 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Bullet - Auge um Auge  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Mickey Rourke, who co-wrote the script, also was a music supervisor on the film. See more »


When Lester picks up Bullet in the pink cadillac as Lester pulls away the crew is visible in the hubcap. See more »


Lester: Are we gonna rob 'em or we gonna fuck 'em?
Butch: What difference does it make?
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References What's Happening!! (1976) See more »


I'm Too Sexy
Performed by Right Said Fred
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User Reviews

Nothing is Better than this Movie
6 September 2002 | by (Delaware) – See all my reviews

This is the absolute best movie ever. I have never been able to find a movie with more priceless quotes in it that this--unfortunately I can't mention most of them--but here's a few--"Ma where's my teef" "Alright Stanley up against the car" "Shut the **** up Oprah" "Git yer mama's titty out your mouf." "It's dead it just don't work" Ted Levine should have been given 100 Academy Awards for his brilliant portrayal of Louis Stein. My friend Billy hasn't even seen it and he thinks its great and uses these quotes all the time. No other movie in my life has given me such amusement and I haven't even seen it in like 3 years--but there is no need I think we have memorized the entire script. If you have an extremely sick sense of humor then this is the movie for you.

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