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Kicked in the Head (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  26 September 1997 (USA)
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Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with ... See full summary »

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Redmond is a young guy who can't find what to do with his life. When his uncle Sam gives him the bag to deliver to some uptown connection he fails to do so and it gets them in trouble with Jack, low-key criminal. After that tough guy Stretch wants Redmond to take part in his illegal beer business, but before Redmond gets involved, the business ends in a bad way. Redmond is also having affair with flight attendant Megan. Written by Anonymous

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A raucous new comedy about life on the edge.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong language, drug content, some sex and brief violence | See all certifications »
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26 September 1997 (USA)  »

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Durchgeknallt in Manhattan  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$61,812 (USA) (26 September 1997)

Gross:

$102,739 (USA) (3 October 1997)
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The gang that couldn't shoot straight
28 December 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Matthew Harrison and Kevin Corrigan have come up a quirky movie in which there are a lot of ideas. Some of them come across and others fail, but the film is worth a look because it has good performances. The first half of the movie has excellent pacing, as it moves quickly with all that's going on.

Michael Rapaport makes an excellent appearance as Stretch. This is an actor that always delivers. He is always effective in whatever he plays. Kevin Corrigan's Redmond shows enough confusion as he moves through the different situations. It's not his best role, but having an interest in the film, since he co-wrote the screen play, might have had a toll on him. Linda Fiorentino, Lily Taylor, James Woods and Burt Young make great contributions in an assortment of New York characters.

One of the funniest scenes is at the beginning of the movie when Uncle Sam steals the car and tries to get rid of the dog he finds inside. The shooting scenes are amazing because no one is shot, even at close range. Don't ever show this film to Quentin Tarantino, as he will probably have a panic attack!


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