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B. Monkey (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Romance  |  15 July 1999 (Germany)
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A young woman attempts to end her criminal career. But she needs love to make it.

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Beatrice
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Alan Furnace
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Paul Neville
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Bruno
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Mrs. Sturge
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Frank Rice
Bryan Pringle ...
Goodchild
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Ms. Cherry
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Angie
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Terence
Camilo Gallardo ...
Barman (Conrans)
Michael Carlin ...
Carlo
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Barman (Kings Head)
Elizabeth Ash ...
Nurse (as Elisabeth Ash)
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Storyline

Alan Furnace is a young man with the perfectly proper, quiet life of a London school teacher. But beneath all of that decency lies a burning desire for excitement and he just found it. She's a woman unlike any other: Unruly Irish eyes, Latin lips... her name is Beatrice, but on the streets they call her B. Monkey. She's about to take him on an outrageous, dangerous and sexy ride through the wild side of London. Written by Babalu

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Trouble never looked so good


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for violence and drug content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

15 July 1999 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Agria omorfia  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$17,436 (USA) (10 September 1999)

Gross:

$34,524 (USA) (17 September 1999)
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One of the reasons why Michael Caton-Jones quit the project was because Miramax head, Harvey Weinstein, nixed his proposal of casting Sophie Okonedo in the lead. See more »

Quotes

Alan Furnace: You know, this doesn't actually look like me. Underneath there's a...
Beatrice: ...a prince?
Alan Furnace: No, just a good-looking frog.
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Soundtracks

TRASH
Written by Brett Anderson and Richard Oakes
Performed by Suede
Published by Polygram Music Publishing Ltd.
Courtesy of Nude Records/Sine/Columbia Records
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Very good movie highlighted by the acting performances
7 November 2001 | by (Tucson AZ) – See all my reviews

This movie is basically carried by the two leads (particularly Asia Argent, daughter of Dario Argento) and by Rupert Everett in a supporting role. The script is average and the plot a tad too obvious at times, but Argento catches fire on camera and does a very good job. If you like action-thrillers, by all means watch thi one. Recommended.


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