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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond Lembecke
Marcus Weans
Gordon Jacobson
Addy Monroe
Grace Phillips ...
Donna Moreland
Frank Thompson
Robert Boylan
Eddie Grillo
Tony Vago
Frank Pearson
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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 »




Release Date:

2 May 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La dernière cavale  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.85 : 1
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No filming ever took place in the actual city of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. See more »


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Gordon: Oh, uh, well we've got some wine and bread, cheese, fruit and some prosciutto.
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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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Seen it all before - but it's still entertaining
26 July 2001 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another heist-gone-wrong movie. It's been done before - criminals are cool etc. However this is still pretty good and thrilling all the way through. It is rarely slow or dull. All the actors are good with Gallo really bringing his character to life and making you feel for him. Sutherland does a good job of directing and even plays the crazy killer well.

The film evens tackles the issue of us viewing these people as cool - not something many do - and challenges us on our admiration of them (even if it is on a basic level).

Yes, you seen it before - but that doesn't mean it's totally unoriginal or not entertaining to watch.

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