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Best Laid Plans (1999)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  14 May 1999 (UK)
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Nick
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Lawyer
Jonathan McMurtry ...
Vet
Terrance Sweeney ...
Priest (as Father Terrance Sweeney)
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Diner Waitress
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Bad Ass Dude
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Bar Waitress
Owen Bush ...
Vagrant
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Roach Coach Clerk
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Barry (as Jamie Marsh)
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Recycling Owner
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Jimmy (as Terrence Dashon Howard)
Sean Nepita ...
Freddie
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Storyline

Nick is caught in a dead end job in a dead end town. About the only thing going well for him is Lissa, his new girlfriend. A chance to make some easy cash, and a way out of town, only leads to more trouble. Also caught in the web of sex, thefts, gangsters, kidnappings and murder is Nick's college friend, Bryce. Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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college | murder | money | friend | theft | See All (146) »

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Ever feel like the world is conspiring against you... You don't have to tell me where you've been... Everyone sucks, but us... keeping a relationship alive can be murder. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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14 May 1999 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,872 (USA) (10 September 1999)

Gross:

SGD 73,914 (Singapore) (5 November 1999)
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Quotes

Nick: We save her, we screw us, and vice versa. But think- who's worth saving here? Who's created this problem? Someone is gonna get hurt, Bryce. It's just a question of who.
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Flowers In December
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Performed by Mazzy Star
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A hidden surprise
28 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

In brief this film should have done better than it did. The cast are good, the cinematography is very pleasing. The sets and costumes are great.

The soundtrack is also pretty good.

Really good story that improves the more you watch it. At least you will think a little bit during and after the film as so many situations are raised.

Makes living in small town America look pretty desirable. Also makes you think about the people you grow up with.

Give it a shot!


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