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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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Rated R for violence, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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23 April 1999 (Austria)  »

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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 »

Quotes

Detective David Friedman: I understand that this isn't personal because you're not a person.
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Judas Sings' (aka
Jesus and Me")
Written and Performed by Robyn Hitchcock
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A Sleeper, But Great
5 August 2001 | by (New Orleans, LA) – See all my reviews

I caught this film on a lark, never having heard of it, and not knowing what to expect. It is a very well done plot twister, reminiscent of "Body Heat," and with a great cast of unknown young people, backed up by more established stars like Emma Thompson, Alan Ricker, and Hal Holbrooke. You're never really sure about what is happening until the end.


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