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Gunshy (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  17 August 2000 (Netherlands)
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When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time ... See full summary »

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When the New York journalist Jake Bridges catches his girlfriend with another guy, he goes to Atlantic City to drink himself to oblivion. He is saved from a bar brawl by a small-time mobster Frankie, and Jake falls in love with Frankie's girlfriend Melissa. Jake soon also joins Frankie in his money-collecting duties. Written by Anonymous

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Cold-blooded killers.

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Jake Bridges: [narrating] I always wanted to be close to dangerous guys. Even wanted to be a dangerous guy. Truth is, didn't know what I wanted.
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Pretty good movie
12 December 1998 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

First is this movie worth renting or taking the time to see it? The answer is yes. Michael Wincott is very good in this role and as an actor in general and his presence between his character and that of his woman and his "friend" gives this movie a believability that other movies lack. Of course the plot has a minor dip when William Peterson betrays Michael and sleeps with Diane Lane. But overall the story line is solid... the major upside to this movie though is that Michael finally plays a character who has some morals and who doesn't die at the end. So if you love Michael Wincott go see this movie.


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