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Six Ways to Sunday (1997)

Eighteen-year-old mothers' son Harry (he lives with his overprotective mother Kate) shows his cruel side at one occasion and is hired as hitman/enforcer by the Jewish mob.

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Kate Odum (as Deborah Harry)
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Arnie Finklestein
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Madden
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Abie 'The Bug' Pinkwise
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Eighteen-year-old mothers' son Harry (he lives with his overprotective mother Kate) shows his cruel side at one occasion and is hired as hitman/enforcer by the Jewish mob. Written by Anonymous

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

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5 March 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angalia me to thanato  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,521 (USA) (5 March 1999)

Gross:

$51,617 (USA) (28 May 1999)
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In one scene, Harry is sitting in a cafe, and the Blondie song "Sunday Girl" is playing in the background. 'Debbie Harry', who plays Harry's mother, Kate, is the lead singer of Blondie. See more »

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Arnie Finklestein: Yo these pancakes is marvelous.
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an unusual mix
7 July 1999 | by (Austintown, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Six Ways To Sunday is billed as a black comedy. That it is, but it is so much more. It is fraught with great characters, situations, and relationships. It is a psychological study that plumbs the depths of a mother/son relationship that effects or determines almost everything that happens in the movie --- good and bad. The relationship is, at the very least, fascinating, but it would be unfair to say more than that. The film tells the story of young man from a depressed area who gets into a life crime. At this point I would like to recognize Mr. Reedus' portrayal of Harry, the naive, gentle, and submissive but simultaneously worldly, aggressive, and violent young man was done deftly and beautifully. A review (Box Office Magazine, I believe) stated that he had the look of Leonardo DiCaprio and the charm of Ewan McGregor --- a dynamite combination that I believe to be true. He could be Hollywood's next big star. The film also sheds light on other human relationships involving love and hate, passion and coldness, and loyalty and betrayal. The film was written and directed by Adam Bernstein. Although there was one situation that I did not find believable which did not detract from the film, Six Ways To Sunday was compelling from beginning to end. A word of caution, the film is deserving of its "R" rating due to some extreme violence and exploring an incestuous relationship. If you do not get a chance to see this film in the theaters, it is well worth renting. Good entertainment. Three plus stars!!!


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