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City of Industry (1997)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  14 March 1997 (USA)
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A retired thief swears revenge on the lunatic who murdered his brother and partner, while going on the run with the loot they stole.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roy Egan
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Skip Kovich
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Lee Egan
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Jorge Montana
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Odell Williams
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Cathi Rose (as Lucy Alexis Liu)
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Keshaun Brown
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Gena
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Sunny
Brian Brophy ...
Backus
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Uncle Luke
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A Roc (as Flex)
Brian Shen ...
Pai-Gow Dealer
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Gwen
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Storyline

Lee Egan lures his older brother Roy out of "retirement" with a sweet jewel heist, only to get killed by a backstabbing partner; then it's up to Roy to get revenge. Written by Thomas Pluck <stripey@winternet.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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Wanting a man dead can be reason enough to live. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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14 March 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

City of Crime  »

Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 95,056 (Germany) (5 June 1998)

Gross:

DEM 95,056 (Germany) (5 June 1998)
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Trivia

The line, "I'm my own police," spoken by Roy, is taken directly from This Gun for Hire (1942). See more »

Goofs

Roy stays at a motel with a commercial propane (LPG) storage tank right next to his unit. This is a flagrant OSHA violation of section 1910.110, which says that large quantities must be stored at least 25 feet away from any building. See more »

Quotes

Girl: The way I hear it, Skip doesn't have any friends, just guys he fucks over. So what did he do to you? Why don't you go to the police?
Roy Egan: I'm my own police.
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LAST NIGHT
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... this is a sleeper ... time to wake up!
13 December 2002 | by (santa rosa, california) – See all my reviews

the title "City of Industry" did nothing to sway me to watch this film. the cast brought me in to it's dark world, and i am forever greatful. harvey keitel first off - then i found a new femme fatale in famke janssen - then an incredible new villain in stephen dorff - and the list goes on, with an incredible film score and blend of unique artists, no superstars but viable musicians that make you want to hear more. note: after viewing COI the first time, the next day i bought the soundtrack album. since my first viewing, i play the soundtrack in my car going to work. i have watched this film approximately 50 times. i have turned many friends on to it. i still get an rush everytime i watch it. it is truly one of the great sleepers, probably because of the title. today, i think the title is very hip. but had it not been for the cast, i might never have seen this incredible film. truly one of keitel's best! the opening credits and charismatic music should lock you in for the ride of your life. once the film starts, you cannot stop watching! i compare this film to "American Beauty" in that i compare AB to "Panic" with william h. macy - another sleeper which has gone on to receive phenomenal post-acclaim. **** almost every review. if you can make it through the violence (it is brutal like "True Romance" - but not overly gratuitous - the violence is there for a definite reason}, i promise you that this film will leave an indelible mark on your mind and that you will never forget this film ever! it is, without a doubt, a movie to be remembered.


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