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Truth or Consequences, N.M. (1997)

 -  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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Eddie Grillo
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Wayne
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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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drugs | prison | robbery | on the run | hostage | See more »

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Life's a Bitch. Why Behave? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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

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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Hit the Floor
Written and Performed by John Bunzow
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Keifer proves a surprise hit on the other side of the camera.
18 April 1999 | by (Swansea, Wales) – See all my reviews

Much-maligned Keifer Sutherland's career has taken a relative nose-dive since the heady days of his Brat-pack success in Lost Boys and Young Guns. But, here he proves to be a surprise hit behind the camera, co-starring in and directing this well paced and exciting outlaw drama. Brad Mirman's plot keeps the action moving, presents twists at every corner and establishes engaging characters. The real key is both Sutherland's own frenetic performance, his directing style and the chemistry between Kim Dickens and the superb Vincent Gallo. A rare treat, with characters you can root for from the very start. Has a great little soundtrack too!


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