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Kiss or Kill (1997)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  14 November 1997 (USA)
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After a robbery scam that goes bad, lovers Nikki and Al take off into the Australian outback, pursued by the police and a malevolent footballer named Zipper Doyle, and meet a number of offbeat characters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiffany Peters ...
Young Nikki
Julie Sobotta ...
Nikki's Mother
Syd Brisbane ...
Nikki's Father
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Nikki Davies
Geoff Revell ...
Paul Nathan
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Al Fletcher
Barry Langrishe ...
Zipper Doyle
Eliza Lovell ...
Felicity
Jordan Weldon-Iley ...
Young Boy
Carmel Johnson ...
Hotel Regency Maid
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Detective Hummer
Andrew S. Gilbert ...
Detective Crean
Liz Windsor ...
Medical Examiner
Paul Rees ...
Assistant Medical Examiner
Audine Leith ...
Jules in the Gym
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Storyline

Two young scam artists rob their drugged victims after the woman is picked up in bars and taken to a hotel room. The only problem is that their latest victim dies. Looking at his stuff, they suddenly find a video tape with a former athlete sexually involved with a young boy. The woman contacts the athlete and sets off a series of murders in which they are incriminated and a chase across Australia led by the athlete, the police, and an aborigine tracker. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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How much hell can two people raise in the middle of nowhere? See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Also Known As:

Besar o morir  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$42,088 (USA) (14 November 1997)

Gross:

DEM 56,983 (Germany) (5 June 1998)
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All but one scene were improvised by the actors and director, working from a scene-by-scene treatment of approximately 65 pages.The one scene which was fully written with dialogue was the "bacon" scene in the diner between the two cops. See more »

Quotes

Nikki: Ah, look, K.F.C.
Alan: What?
Nikki: Ka-Fucking-Ching!
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References The Footy Show (1994) See more »

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Two cons on the run in Austailia.
17 June 2006 | by (Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed Kiss or Kill. I thought it was well acted, stylistically shot and terribly romantic! I recommend this film for couples that want to make it a Blockbuster night. Written and directed by Bill Bennett, this movie is about two cons who accidentally end up on the wrong side of the law and on the lam. Frances O'Connor absolutely sizzles stealing almost every scene. Matt Day holds his own as her tough as nails boyfriend with the big heart. Kiss or Kill's supporting cast charms as well with each character introduced breathing new life, meaning and comedy to the movie. I didn't think there was one bad performance in it. Kiss or Kill was witty, clever and, in some scenes laugh out loud funny. Kiss or Kill get's my seal of approval. Bust out the popcorn!


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