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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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Tony Vago
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Frank Pearson
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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>

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Life's harsh. Why Behave? See more »


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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)  »

Also Known As:

La dernière cavale  »

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Box Office

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

When Raymond and Curtis run out of the motel room, just before the fugitives and hostages get into the hijacked blue sedan, the shadow of a boom mic is clearly visible on the parking lot pavement. 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 Twilight Zone: A Penny for Your Thoughts (1961) See more »

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Take the Reins
Written and Performed by Jude Cole
Courtesy of Island Records Inc.
by arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Worth renting
7 January 1999 | by (Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

Although derivitative of Tarantino and especially of Carl Franklin's "One False Move," Kiefer Sutherland's directorial debut is quite self-assured. Kevin Pollak's character as a hostage who is strangely drawn to the lifestyle of his captors is terrific despite his formulaic "coming-around" at the end. Mykelti Williamson and Grace Phillips as Pollak's girlfriend are both revelations. Vincent Gallo is an unusual actor and definitely an acquired taste, but he works well here with Kim Dickens as his Bonnie. In all, a film you'll be pleasantly surprised with as a bargain rental.


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