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Very Bad Things (1998)

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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They've been bad. Very bad. 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:

$3,245,853 (USA) (27 November 1998)

Gross:

$9,801,782 (USA) (1 January 1999)
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Trivia

The word " fuck " is said 124 times through the movie. See more »

Goofs

Department patches are seen on the sleeves of the LAPD officer interviewing Kyle and Boyd after the minivan incident. LAPD is one of the few departments in the country that does not have any sleeve patches on the standard patrol uniforms. See more »

Quotes

Michael Berkow: [to Adam] Your kid is one crutch short of a telethon, you've got a frigid, swamp-hog wife...
Adam Berkow: [Grabbing Michael] You fucking...
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Referenced in Franklin & Bash: Bachelor Party (2011) See more »

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Swing Time
Written and Performed by Daniel May
Courtesy of MasterSource
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One of the best dark comedies ever
3 July 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought this movie was going to suck. But I was wrong. This film ranks among the great dramedies (Dr. Strangelove, Little Shop of Horrors, American Beauty, The Cable Guy) by adding sharp comedy with horrific themes that in the wrong circumstances would make this a hard core porno/horror film. Plot involves a couple (Jon Favreu and Cameron Diaz) who are about to get married, but not before the bachelor party with friends Christian Slater, Daniel Slater and others with stripper (and actual porn star) Kobe Tai. It gets juicy after the party when the stripper gets killed, and body count (and laughter) come up in high dosage. Peter Berg makes a great debut as writer/director by making the characters all bad in equal ways, but also throughout the film trying to redeem they're problems (except for Slater who gives his best performance in a while). Fun all around, even if it's Charles Manson fun. One of the better films of the decade. A+


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