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Flipping (1997)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  7 March 1997 (USA)
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The story of Michael Moore, Shot, Hooker, Joey, and Dennis. Five gangsters who work for a man named Leo. They soon discover they could get more out of life if they could run the streets ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
David Amos ...
Michael Moore, Leo's Crew
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Billy White, Cop / Narrator / Michael's Lover
Gene Mitchell ...
Shot, Leo's Crew
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Hooker, Leo's Crew (as Shant Bejanian)
Barry Primus ...
Joey, Leo's Crew
Paul Klar ...
Dennis, Leo's Crew
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Chuckie, 2-2 Card Club Manager
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C.J., Fat Dude at 2-2 Card Club
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Leo Richards, Gang Leader
William Keane ...
Gordie (as Willem Keane)
Lynn Mitchell ...
Careen
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Melanie
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Jolie
Gee Thomas ...
Sam
David Basulto ...
Nick
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The story of Michael Moore, Shot, Hooker, Joey, and Dennis. Five gangsters who work for a man named Leo. They soon discover they could get more out of life if they could run the streets themselves. Tensions build and loyalty is tested as they plan a hit that could change all of their lives forever. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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money. betrayal. murder. L.A. is still the place to be.

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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Leo's Rule #3- Don't watch this movie
19 April 2005 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

Have you ever walked in on a movie that had already started and you spent the next several moments trying to figure out the story? That is the feeling I had while watching this film. There is no setup, you don't know how any of these characters are connected. But in the end that is okay because after a while you don't care. The acting is terrible(except for Keith David who is wonderful) and the "script" is worse. I put script in quotation marks because half the movie is done in an improvisational style that just doesn't work. Technically, it is not much better. The majority of the scenes take place in dimly lit bars and streets. Don't bother with this, it is a waste of time.


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