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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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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)  »

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La dernière cavale  »

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$19,528 (USA) (4 May 1997)

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$54,154 (USA) (11 May 1997)
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Rod Steiger and Martin Sheen don't appear to almost an hour into the movie. See more »

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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 »

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Raymond: Self defense is 'I hit you, you hit me, not I hit you, you kill me'.
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References The New Truth and Consequences (1950) See more »

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by arrangement with Warner 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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