MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,577 this week

Dead Broke (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama  |  June 1998 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 116 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 3 critic

A detective investigates a murder that has taken place outside a debt collection agency in Brooklyn. A motley assortment of suspects includes the employees of the agency.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 89 titles
created 08 Feb 2013
 
a list of 3752 titles
created 02 Oct 2013
 
a list of 965 titles
created 19 Jan 2014
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 1852 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Dead Broke" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Dead Broke (1998)

Dead Broke (1998) on IMDb 4.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dead Broke.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Unwed Father (TV Movie 1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A carefree college student has his life turned upside down when his out-of-wedlock baby is suddenly left on his doorstep. He suddenly finds that he can no longer cope with being in school ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer
Stars: Brian Austin Green, Nicholle Tom, Isabella Hofmann
Deadly Outbreak (Video 1995)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A terrorist group lead by Colonel Baron has taken over an Israeli biochemical weapon laboratory. Colonel Baron wants to get his hands on a new secret weapon developed by Dr. Allie Levin. ... See full summary »

Director: Rick Avery
Stars: Jeff Speakman, Ron Silver, Rochelle Swanson
Summer of Fear (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The presence of a malicious stranger threatens to destroy the peace and harmony of a vacationing executive's family life.

Director: Mike Robe
Stars: Gregory Harrison, Glynnis O'Connor, Lee Garlington
Treasure Guards (TV Movie 2011)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

During an excavation in the remote Jordanian desert archaeologist Victoria Carter discovers an ancient parchment, buried in the ruins of an ancient temple. It indicates the location of the ... See full summary »

Director: Iain B. MacDonald
Stars: Anna Friel, Raoul Bova, Volker Bruch
Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Eva is a legit actress, who also does debt collecting jobs on the side for her ex-husband, loan shark Al. She doesn't want to go on with collecting, but Al asks her to do one last job, finding a missing $600,000 stolen from him by Flav.

Director: Amos Poe
Stars: José Rafael Arango, Nicole Arlyn, David Cale
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A young woman, played by Martha Plimpton learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job in NYC and goes on a journey to find her birth mother - played by Jaqueline Bissett.

Director: Christopher Munch
Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Martha Plimpton, Nick Stahl
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

An urban family leaves city life behind for the confines of rural New England. Little do they know that their new home once belonged to the Keyes family, a clan who experienced the tragic loss of their daughter some 250 years ago.

Director: John Stimpson
Stars: Julie Delpy, Justin Theroux, Brooke Adams
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The hemorrhoid killer returns to shutdown a meth lab run by Santa and his evil minions.

Director: Ryan Lightbourn
Stars: Maxwell Bingham, Zach Canfield, Ben Evans
Midnight Lace (1960)
Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In London, a newly-wed American woman's sanity comes into question, when she claims to be the victim of a stalker.

Director: David Miller
Stars: Doris Day, Rex Harrison, John Gavin
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Reena is a young Indian American lesbian who lives and works in New York. Her sister Sarita, who is happily married, discovers that she is infertile. Reena offers to be a surrogate mother ... See full summary »

Director: Nisha Ganatra
Stars: Nisha Ganatra, Jill Hennessy, Sakina Jaffrey
Dream House (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Adam Amdur
Stars: Justin Theroux, Margaret Trigg, Jane Jensen
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In a mystical Indian village, two women make a unique connection to a man they encounter.

Director: Nanda Anand
Stars: Lynn Collins, Kelli Garner, Justin Theroux
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Jayne Deely ...
Emily
Kevin Dewey ...
Steve
...
Sam
...
Kate
...
Police Diver
...
Forensics Specialist
...
Joshua
...
EMT Technician
...
Veduccio (as Daniel Mastrogiorgio)
Reginald Mervilus ...
Police Officer
...
Walter
Cheryl Rogers ...
Luanne
...
Frankie
...
Harvey
Edit

Storyline

A detective investigates a murder that has taken place outside a debt collection agency in Brooklyn. A motley assortment of suspects includes the employees of the agency.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

independent film | See All (1) »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some violence and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ypoptoi martyres  »

Box Office

Budget:

$800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Black Box
by Jann Klose
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A sleeper goof on film noir.
11 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

This flick looked rather predictable and unspectacular at first, but the more I watched the more I laughed. Aside from the fact the I kept seeing one familiar face after another (John Glover, Jill Hennessey, Tony Roberts, etc.)I was beguiled by the way the humor was slipped in, so subtle that one almost wouldn't notice. As I missed the beginning, I really would make the effort to see it in its entirety, and consider it well worth it. Glover is great as the detective, and the amount of times they had to bleep out dialog for the channel I was watching it on only made it funnier. My favorite scene by far concerns the two versions of a story told about the collection agency efforts of one of the female characters- the besieged debtor is verbally torn to pieces by said bill collector, in his version; her version has her engaging him on the phone in just the sweetest, softest way imaginable. There are subplots and subterfuges all over the place, with a conclusion which again contains little glints of humor and a satisfactory result. Worth watching if you come across it at the video store or on the tube, especially if you like goofs on film noir.


6 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Surprised how good this was! goo-goo-ga-ga
Discuss Dead Broke (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?