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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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Never underestimate the power of a woman 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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Amerikai bérgyilkosnő  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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[the Boss sighs, and then pulls a large pair of shears out of his desk drawer]
The Boss: No, I don't think you fully appreciate your position here. 'Cause if you did, you'd be spilling your guts and praying to God that I kill you quick before I crush your balls like harvest grapes.
Joseph Koo: Oh God, please don't! It wasn't supposed to go this way!
Duncan: [calmly] Wrong, Koo. I think it WAS supposed to go this way.
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Duncan: Somebody sent you out in public knowing you'd get picked up. You've been set up. Now I know you're ...
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This is the kind of movie I like!
12 October 2001 | by (Copenhagen, Denmark) – See all my reviews

The kind of movie you can´t put in a genre. There´s a mix of violence, comedy and romance. One minute you laugh, then you sit stunned because a hooker has just shot the head off a young kid. Obviously not a big budget movie, but somehow I think that works as an advantage. The actors are great, the direction is great and the script is well written. It is a kind of cozy Pulp Fiction where the scenes are in order. The action scenes are not pumped up to be something they´re not, but are shot in style. Kyra Sedgwick deliveres a great performance and so does the rest of the cast. Worth pointing out is Ethan Embry as the young, annoying, psycho wannabe wiseguy. I give 10 out of 10. RENT THIS MOVIE!!!


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