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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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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
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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>

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A bad place to live, a worse place to die. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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14 March 1997 (USA)  »

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City of Crime  »

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Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 95,056 (Germany) (5 June 1998)

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DEM 95,056 (Germany) (5 June 1998)
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Michael Mann was originally attached as an executive producer. 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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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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BOLERO DE SALON
Performed by Cecilia Noel
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Gritty, violent, tough guy Keitel tour-de-force
27 May 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Keitel runs, walks, staggers, stumbles, and crawls through "City of Industry" to settle a score with fellow thief Dorff in this surprisingly entertaining but gritty and violent action/drama from the same mold as "Reservoir Dogs". Janssen plays a babe (what else?) caught up in the vendetta filmed in just about every seedy part of Los Angeles. Good stuff for crime buffs and Keitel fans into violent gangster-type flicks.


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