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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches.

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A group of friends head to Las Vegas for a bachelor party.. only things go wrong and a woman is killed. Soon, the bodies are piling up and the friends find themselves turning against one another as the coverup builds. Written by Spanner <Spanenr@Aol.com>

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A very savage comedy. This fall. Tell no one. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Malos pensamientos  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£437,514 (UK) (29 January 1999)

Gross:

£1,796,223 (UK) (5 March 1999)
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The rabbi at the funeral is played by actor Jeremy Piven's real life father, Byrne Piven. See more »

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When Kyle, Charles and Michael arrive at Adam's house by car, the camera dolly is visible just in front of the car at the bottom of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Robert Boyd: Time for some serious self-exploration - how do I function. For real! No more bullshit. Can I keep my cool when they bounce my bananas, when they won't play my song, etc, etc, etc. Do you get me? DO YOU GET ME?
Michael Berkow: Not really, no.
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Fried Neck Bones and Some Home Fries
(1965)
Written by Willie Bobo and Melvin Lastie
Performed by Willie Bobo
Courtesy of Verve Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Music
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Gold!
6 January 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Depressing? Maybe. Disturbing? Certainly. Tasteless? My God, yes. Brilliant? Without a doubt. If one sets aside one's prudish moral beefs with this film, there is no disputing the fact that this motion picture takes total advantage of its medium. The story is well-constructed, the direction is solid, and the performances are impeccable (they finally found a use for Daniel Stern!). And, sure, it's got some graphic violence, and a pinch of gratuitous sex, but in the end, it does have a moral. I'm sorry, but this is easily one of the best films of the 1990's, and I'll personally spit on anyone who says otherwise.


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