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Suicide Kings (1997)

A group of youngsters kidnap a respected Mafia figure.

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Mark Watson ...
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Jay Della ...
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Marcus (as Nathan Dana)
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Jeckyll
James Peter 'JP' O'Fallon Jr. ...
Kid #1
Nicholas Huttloff ...
Kid #2
Trent Bross ...
Maitre D'
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Storyline

Ex-mob boss Christopher Walken is kidnapped by a group of four kids in a haphazard attempt at paying the ransom for another, separate kidnapping. Complexities arise as the group cannot seem to do anything right. Written by Wells Oliver <s0ewoliv@titan.vcu.edu>

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Their plan was perfect... they weren't.


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Rated R for strong violence and language, and for some nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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17 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jogo Suicida  »

Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$558,081 (USA) (19 April 1998)

Gross:

$1,692,872 (USA) (12 July 1998)
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Trivia

With the exception of the "Mickey Mantle" speech, Denis Leary improvised all of his dialogue. See more »

Goofs

The first time the phone in the house is used they make a big issue to keep it on speaker, the next time, on even a more important call, it's not even bought up and not on speaker. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Barret: That phone call I got, it came from outside high walls and fancy gates; it comes from a place you know about maybe from the movies. But I come from out there, and everybody out there knows, everybody lies: cops lie, newspapers lie, parents lie. The one thing you can count on - word on the street... yeah, that's solid.
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Crazy Credits

The credits run like scratched up film is going through a projector (similar to the beginning of the film). The movie ends/post credits with this scratched film burning up and melting. See more »

Connections

References The Graduate (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Cut The Cake
Written by Roger Ball, Alan Gorrie (as Alan E.Gorrie), Malcolm Duncan,
Hamish Stuart, Onnie McIntyre (as Owen Mcintyre), Robbie McIntosh
Performed by Average White Band
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp. by arrangement with Warner Special Products, and Average White Band by arrangement with Bug Music,
Inc.
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No "Usual Suspects" but I don't think it was meant to be
4 July 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

First, I like Mafia movies. Second, I like comedy. I find this movie to be more of the latter. And I enjoy it. I found Johnny Galecki to play the most interesting and funniest character in this movie. It's a good movie overall, enjoyable, and yes, I do own it. In my massive collection of 10 DVD's, this is one of them. I'm no film buff, but it has its good parts and it has its bad parts. I won't over-analyze it, but I liked the plot twists... all of them.. didn't like the overuse of profanity... loved the comedy parts. It has some awkward dialog and what sounds like dubbing, but it is entertaining, and I watch it on a regular basis. Give it a shot! I rated it 7 / 10


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