MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 504 this week

Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  2 May 1997 (USA)
6.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.3/10 from 3,888 users  
Reviews: 40 user | 22 critic

A group of crooks, an ex con, his friend and a gun crazy gangster plan a drug heist, but not everything goes as planned.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 35 titles
created 19 Sep 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 25 Sep 2012
 
a list of 36 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 23 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 35 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) on IMDb 6.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Truth or Consequences, N.M..

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Last Light (TV Movie 1993)
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Movie about a killer who is waiting on death row, and finds an unlikely friend in a prison guard.

Director: Kiefer Sutherland
Stars: Forest Whitaker, Kiefer Sutherland, Clancy Brown
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young and charming employee (Gallo) finds himself victim of an "office intrigue" engineered by his attractive female boss.

Director: Riki Roseo
Stars: Vincent Gallo, Burt Young, Ernest Borgnine
Desert Saints (2002)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The nature of temptation. Banks is a hit man, the best, usually working for Latin American drug cartels. He picks up solitary women, uses them briefly for a job, then kills them. He's in ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Greenberg
Stars: Brent Roam, Shawn Woods, Christopher Bersh
After Alice (2000)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A washed-up detective discovers his own psychic ability when assigned to investigate a serial murder case. The killer has a deranged obsession with the novel "Alice in Wonderland." As the ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Marcus
Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Henry Czerny, Polly Walker
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki
Stars: Tony Peers, Steve Huison, David Tennant
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Teenage siblings Nenette and Boni were raised apart as a result of their parents' divorce. Their mother, who doted on her son Boni, has died. He works for an interesting couple as a pizza ... See full summary »

Director: Claire Denis
Stars: Grégoire Colin, Alice Houri, Jacques Nolot
Get Well Soon (2001)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

He left her for fame.. but wants her back. She still loves him.. but isn't sure she can trust him. Now they both have to face the truth.

Director: Justin McCarthy
Stars: Vincent Gallo, Courteney Cox, Jeffrey Tambor
Johnny 316 (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The impossible love story between a preacher and a beautiful woman.

Director: Erick Ifergan
Stars: Vincent Gallo, Nina Brosh, Seymour Cassel
Alex (1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of a child who faces the emptiness that surrounds the figure of his parents, disappeared in Africa.

Director: Teresa Villaverde
Stars: Ricardo Colares, Teresa Roby, Joaquim de Almeida
Doc's Kingdom (1988)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Doc lives on the edge of Europe where it imperceptibly slides over into the Third World. As a doctor, he knows that the illness he has contracted ten years before in war-torn Africa is ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Kramer
Stars: Paul McIsaac, Vincent Gallo, Ruy Furtado
The Way It Is (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Eric Mitchell
Stars: Kai Eric, Boris Major, Vincent Gallo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Promises Written in Water is an extremely stripped down abstract romantic story of a man and a woman, both in crisis. Kevin (Vincent Gallo) is a long-time, professional assassin, ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Gallo
Stars: Vincent Gallo, Delfine Bafort, Hope Tomaselli
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Raymond Lembecke
...
Marcus Weans
...
...
Gordon Jacobson
...
Addy Monroe
Grace Phillips ...
Donna Moreland
...
Frank Thompson
...
Robert Boylan
...
Eddie Grillo
...
Wayne
...
Tony Vago
...
Sir
...
Frank Pearson
...
Detective
Marshall Bell ...
Police Lieutenant
Edit

Storyline

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>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

When you're running on fear, don't stop for gas. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for substantial amount of strong violence, and for sex, language and drug use | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La dernière cavale  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$54,154 (USA) (9 May 1997)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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

Goofs

A shot is flipped when the group set out for Vegas to see Tony Vago (both the steering wheel and the car are on the "other" side). See more »

Quotes

Curtis: It's a game out here. Everybody who plays the game understands the rules. I certainly understand the rules. The cop understands the rules. He's the good guy, I'm the bad guy, it's his job to catch me, it's my job not to get caught. And I will do everything I have to to stay ahead of the game. I've been to prison. I ain't going back. Nobody's messing with my liberty again.
See more »

Connections

References The New Truth and Consequences (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Heaven's Last Attempt
Written and Performed by Jude Cole
Re-mixed by Roger Sommers
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
by arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


15 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Best death scene... bampatton
Help! Need to know the ending! amy23thrash
Silly Question shanishalgi
beginning song silentjay887488
Soundtrack available? theval2000
song? sterno1021
Discuss Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?