Judas Kiss (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  23 April 1999 (Austria)
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A woman and her lover, who has made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding $4 million ransom. The two ... See full summary »


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A woman and her lover, who has made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding $4 million ransom. The two hire a tech wizard and a muscle man, who amuses himself by playing Russian roulette. Things go awry during the kidnapping when a neighbor is killed, who turns out to be the wife of a powerful senator. As things develop, it turns out that the murder may not have been as accidental as it originally appeared. Slowly things unveil to not to be everything that was originally thought. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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




Release Date:

23 April 1999 (Austria)  »

Also Known As:

El beso de Judas  »

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(at around 14 mins) Delivery truck used after kidnapping is changed on the way. Company logo, body color, the horizontal line on the side and shape of fenders all differ. See more »


Sadie Hawkins: So fill me in.
Dave Friedman: That remark could be misconstrued as sexual harassment, Agent Hawkins.
Sadie Hawkins: Let's get it out of the way then: you've never worked under a female superior before. I got to where I am by pushing paper and playing nice - I've never actually fired a gun before, I'm only in this job to prove to my father I'm not a coward. I give decent head, so I got promoted before all the worthy candidates, all of them men, all of them equally gifted at fellatio but there was a gender quota to fill. I'm ...
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Really entertaining
19 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

There are people who say it's sub-Tarantino.But I'm not a QT fan,by a long shot ,and I found this flick quite entertaining.There are enough twists to keep you interested throughout.My favorite is Emma Thompson ,whose playing is very tongue-in- chick :I love the scene when she's reading peacefully her book while eating Chinese food while they are waiting for an important phone call.The title is justified too,but you will understand it only in the last third.

Hats off ,once again to Emma THompson,a first-class actress ,who agrees to play a supporting part and so lets lesser known actors shine a little bit.

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