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Hit Me (1996)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  25 September 1998 (USA)
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Sonny lives with his intellectually disabled older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny is offered a part in a heist that goes wrong.

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Sonny Rose
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Leroy Rose
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Del Towbridge
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Cougar
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Lenny Ish
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Fred Bascomb
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Billy Tungpet
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Sonny lives with his intellectually disabled older brother, and works as a bellhop at a second-rate hotel. This changes when Monique a beautiful, suicidal nut-case checks in. Sonny is offered a part in a heist that goes wrong.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language, a scene of strong sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »
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$3,348 (USA) (2 October 1998)

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$3,348 (USA) (2 October 1998)
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Haing S. Ngor's last film. See more »

Goofs

When Sonny goes outside to the parking lot to wait for Leroy to show up with the car, his jacket is totally clean with no blood on it. In the shots immediately before and after this, his jacket is spattered with blood on the left shoulder. See more »

Quotes

Lenny Ish: What is the *worst* thing that you have ever done?
Sonny Rose: Me? Uh, uh... I don't really know.
Lenny Ish: That means you haven't done it yet.
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5 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I absolutely loved this movie. I hopelessly found myself attached to the emotions of the characters. The love he had for his brother, the hope that he could find love with this beautiful stranger, the despair of being lost in a dead-end job, the continuous struggle to escape his reality through his rash actions and desperation. If you have even been low like he was, you'd relate to everything in this movie. There's a chance you'll be bored watching it, but the actors and directors made me feel every emotion to the fullest in this film while making me think during and afterwards. I recommend it to anyone who like Darren Aronofsky films.


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