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Thursday (1998)

The movie opens in a Los Angeles convenience store one late Monday night, where a smalltime drug dealer named Nick (Aaron Eckhart) is trying to decide what coffee brand to buy. His ex-lover... See full summary »

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The movie opens in a Los Angeles convenience store one late Monday night, where a smalltime drug dealer named Nick (Aaron Eckhart) is trying to decide what coffee brand to buy. His ex-lover Dallas (Paulina Porizkova) and fellow hitman Billy Hill (James LeGros) are getting impatient and tell him to hurry up. Conflicts between Nick and the cashier (Luck Hari) ensue, resulting in Dallas shooting the cashier dead. Though the three attempt to cover up the crime, they are forced to also shoot a police officer (Bari K. Willerford) when he discovers blood on the ground. Written by peter markov

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They say the past always catches up with you. This could be the day.


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

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25 September 1998 (UK)  »

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Bloody Thursday  »

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Opening Weekend:

$1,971 (USA) (13 November 1998)

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$1,971 (USA) (13 November 1998)
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When Casey checks his watch at the airport, the day and title of the movie, Thursday, is at the top of the face of the watch. See more »

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The amount of blood on Casey's face when he is tied to the chair is different in almost every cut. See more »

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[Nick arrives at Casey's door, looking like a gangster]
Casey: Turn around and put your hands on the wall.
Nick: [scoffs] What?
Casey: Turn around and put your hands on that wall.
Nick: You're kidding, right?
[Casey crosses his arms and exhales]
Nick: You're not gonna try and fuck me, are you?
Casey: [patting Nick down] You wish.
Nick: This isn't exactly how I envisioned our re-union going.
[Casey spins Nick around, bear hugs him, and picks him up]
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References The Rookie (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Guiding Star
Written by Joost Langeveld, James Pinckney and Angus McNaughton
Performed by Unitone HiFi
Courtesy of Unitone HiFi Control
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14 June 2004 | by (Canberra, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film is hard to knock. It follows in the tradition of Pulp Fiction, yet succeeds further by stamping its own unique style. The cast is awesome, the script is great - and things like the odd (Pulp Fiction-esque) time-sequencing is done brilliantly. I particularly like how the images provided in flash back vary dramatically depending on who is telling the story at the time. When it is one of the indoctrinated criminals everything is flashy and cool, but when it is the hero's recollection everything is skanky and disgusting.

This is an awesome film - and so I am extremely annoyed to find that I cant buy it anywhere!


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