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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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(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 »

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Ruben Rubenbauer: My dick is as thick as a brick.
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Deserves a big screen !
7 June 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

And it got it in France ! Why not in the rest of the world while the studios keep churning out expensive post-Grisham trash (Will anyone remember him as a fine writer, and not the most betrayed-by-the-screen author this side of Stephen King ?) this one has it all. Okay, the situations are not always original, has minor plot holes and it has a tendency to be too clever some (brief) times for its own sake, but it actually delivers and is obviously a work of love. I'd be curious to know what the budget was. AND. for once, this is not a cheap Tarantino copy ! (Well, film noir didn't started with Tarantino, you know.) Will it once again be saved by Europe, like John Dahl's movies were, so Mr Guttierez can make another one like this ? If you ever read this, Mr Guttierez, thank you and se


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