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Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 2 May 1997 (USA)
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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Gordon Jacobson
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Addy Monroe
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Donna Moreland
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Frank Thompson
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Wayne
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Tony Vago
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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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When you're running on fear, don't stop for gas. 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)

Gross:

$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

Gordon: Listen, we're not gonna give you any trouble, why don't you just take what you want.
Raymond: Take what we want? What do we look like, fuckin' prosciutto bandits?
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Features Jeopardy! (1964) See more »

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Navy Bean
Written and Performed by Tracy Bonham
Courtesy of Island Records, Inc.
by arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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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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