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City of Industry (1997)

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

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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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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,374,839 (USA) (21 March 1997)

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$1,495,332 (USA) (28 March 1997)
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The line, "I'm my own police," spoken by Roy, is taken directly from This Gun for Hire (1942). See more »

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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 »

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Roy Egan: Where the hell you been, Roy? I've been calling you for a fucking half hour! I got her, I want the money. I've been through too much to let her live if your disappoint me.
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ROCCO SING FOR A DRINK
Written by Richard Fearless and Steve Hellier
Performed by Death In Vegas
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flawed action flick definitely worth watching
14 August 1999 | by (Bellevue, Washington) – See all my reviews

A must for Keitel fans (like me). There was some sloppy film making as noted by other reviewers here. It was if they had to film the whole thing in one day, and if the light was wrong, too bad. The plot was NOT complicated. This movie held my attention. Keitel, even when playing a caricature of himself (as Maltin says), is engrossing on screen. Look for Lucy Liu of TV's Ally McBeal fame.


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