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Underworld (1996)

R | | Comedy, Thriller | 9 May 1997 (USA)
After spending seven years behind bars, Johnny Crown is back on the street, with lots of cash, a psychotherapy degree and a burning desire to find and punish gangsters who had killed his ... See full summary »

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Frank Gavilan / Frank Cassady / Richard Essex
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After spending seven years behind bars, Johnny Crown is back on the street, with lots of cash, a psychotherapy degree and a burning desire to find and punish gangsters who had killed his father. One of the people involved is Frank Gavillan, who unwillingly follows Johnny in his demonical and ultraviolent crusade. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Sometimes revenge is the best therapy.

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Rated R for pervasive strong language and violence, and for sexuality | See all certifications »
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Johnny Crown: The aim of all living things is eventually to kiss the dust.
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Distant Land
Written by Traci Lords, Mike Edwards & Johann Bley
Performed by Traci Lords
Courtesy of Radioactive Records, J.V.
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Unbalanced with very strange treatment of the plot
19 October 1998 | by (Delft, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I share the same opinion regarding Underworld as the previous comment.

I sat through the 1.5 hours of this movie wondering what this story was all about and more importantly why the author and/or director had made certain decisions for the plot. On the whole I found the movie to be unbalanced, consisting of strange sub-plots which (IMHO) actually had nothing to do with the movie. Furthermore, when writing a thriller I'd say you want your viewers to wonder about the story and not about the way the story is filmed...


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