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Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Drama  |  2 May 1997 (USA)
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A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.

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Raymond Lembecke
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Marcus Weans
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Gordon Jacobson
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Addy Monroe
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Donna Moreland
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Frank Thompson
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Robert Boylan
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Wayne
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Tony Vago
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Frank Pearson
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A drug deal goes wrong causing a foursome, led by a lunatic killer, to go on the run. A couple in a recreational vehicle are initially kidnapped, but soon the male hostage is emulating his kidnappers and wants to stay involved in the chase. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for substantial amount of strong violence, and for sex, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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2 May 1997 (USA)  »

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La dernière cavale  »

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Opening Weekend:

$19,528 (USA) (2 May 1997)

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$54,154 (USA) (9 May 1997)
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Trivia

No filming ever took place in the actual city of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. See more »

Goofs

Raymond's hair keeps changing between shots when he asks Addy to marry him. See more »

Quotes

Addy: What you got there?
Gordon: Oh, uh, well we've got some wine and bread, cheese, fruit and some prosciutto.
Marcus: Prosciutto?
Gordon: It's Italian deli food.
Marcus: [smelling food on the plate] Yo damn, that's ham, dog.
Curtis: [sampling some of the prosciutto] That's some good fuckin' ham.
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References The New Truth and Consequences (1950) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lucinda Williams
Courtesy of American Recordings Inc.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Entertaining crime thriller
19 May 1999 | by (Wrexham, North Wales) – See all my reviews

Neat little thriller about a group of ex cons who while ripping off a drug dealer accidentally kill an undercover cop, forcing them to take to the road. They head for Las Vegas to sell the stolen drugs taking along with them a couple as hostages as they are pursued by both the cops, and the drug dealers associates, who are not best pleased with what they have done. The film moves at a reasonable pace and the acting is good, especially from leads, Gallo, Williamson and an evil Kiefer Sutherland, who clearly enjoys his role as the psychotic Curtis. It's just a shame that the plot seems to run out of steam for the last 20 or so minutes but it does come together again for an exciting finale. Well worth checking out. Sutherland also directed.


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