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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is ... See full summary »

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Claire Kelsky
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Nicholas 'Nick' Roth
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Kitty
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The Boss
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Dr. Wexler
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Jimmy
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Duncan
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Stykes
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Benny
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Boulez
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Ives
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Bosch
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Paul
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Richard Zobel ...
Simms
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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is terminally ill and cancer starts to take over him. Written by Anonymous

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Sicker than most. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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

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16 January 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amerikai bérgyilkosnő  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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[the Boss casually takes the gun from his son Jimmy's hand]
The Boss: Know anything about last night?
Jimmy: [surprised] I love you, dad.
The Boss: [playfully] I love you too, Jimmy.
[the Boss punches Jimmy viciously in the eye, knocking him to the ground]
The Boss: [screaming] Didja do it! Didja!
Jimmy: No!
The Boss: [calmly] Well, that's good. That's good, Jimmy.
[pause]
The Boss: Go pour yourself a shot of bourbon, you took that one like a man.
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The Tarantino curse
11 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It seems nobody could make a crime movie between 1994 and 2000 without being accused of copying Quentin Tarantino. Granted, his movies are great, but scoffing at any movie that has an ensemble cast of decent actors in a story that involves guns and money is just robbing yourself of entertainment. I admit there are a lot of copycat movies out there and some are really crappy, but you have to judge each one on it's own merit. I consider Montana and Things to do in Denver when you're dead to be two great exceptions. They're just too damn fun to watch for me to be so critical of them. Maybe that's just me though. I try to find things that mean something to me in every movie I watch.

I love Tarantino as much as the next guy, but how can you not enjoy Kyra Sedgewick beating and shooting people. You just don't see that everyday.


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