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Hell's Kitchen (1998)

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When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill ... See full summary »

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When a robbery goes awry, the bandits all end up in a puddle of blood and only one lives and goes to jail for five years. Upon his release, the girlfriend wants her new boyfriend to kill him. Only trouble is the boyfriend knows that the fault was not the ex-con's and can't bring himself to do the town. Meanwhile, the ex-con tries to turn his life around by becoming a boxer and training under a former heavyweight contender. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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The road to redemption is covered in blood.

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Drama | Crime

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Rated R for strong sexuality, language, drugs and violence | See all certifications »
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19 January 2001 (Italy)  »

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Hell's Kitchen N.Y.C.  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,332 (USA) (3 December 1999)

Gross:

$9,122 (USA) (17 December 1999)
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Jah is the Way
Written and Performed by Israel Vibration
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Great Cast....Really Good Movie...
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

I for one am a huge Angelina Jolie fan, so when I picked up this movie at blockbuster I was hoping that it would turn out to be a really good film. I wasn't disappointed but the movie didn't blow me away. It does go in a lot of directions and it doesn't really officially resolve any of the problems. But I must say that Angelina Jolie and Mekhi Phifer gave great performances, despite the fact that the script was only okay. Despite the script I have to give the movie its credit, it was gritty, disturbing, even moving at times and it did keep me watching. I did feel like I was directly in Hell's Kitchen. This film shows the budding talents of two very good actors and I am glad that I had a chance to see it. So I would give the movie a 7 out of 10.


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