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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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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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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 »

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When the cop is searching the RV's bathroom there is a close up of his pistol as he enters. The slide is locked back, like it is empty, making the gun useless. See more »

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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.
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References The Twilight Zone (1959) See more »

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No Regrets
Written by James Mazlen, Paul Vassil
Performed by Vibrolush
Courtesy of Iguana Interscope Records
by arrangement with Universal Special Products
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Decent crime caper
3 November 2000 | by (Ascot, England) – See all my reviews

Not a bad effort from Kiefer Sutherland on his directorial debut. This little crime caper is fairly derivative of recent Tarantino films, with the discussion of the quarter looking somewhat out of place, Tarantino could have pulled something like that off with snappier dialogue but it just didn't work. Overall though it's a nice little film with some decent action and some cool lines and a nice black convertible car though as is often the case with these little crime capers the ending is pretty weak and predictable. Vincent Gallo put in another decent performance as did Kim Dickens, who you can see more of in a better film that this, The Zero Effect. Also of note was the incredibly pretty Grace Phillips as Donna, she puts in a good performance as the shocked wife of Raymond. The idea of Raymond sympathising/envying the criminals was an interesting one, though I found the transformation to be less than credible. Overall this was a nice action film and you can do a lot worse.


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