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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 »

Quotes

Detective David Friedman: I understand that this isn't personal because you're not a person.
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References Peter Pan (1953) See more »

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Written by Robert Smith, Lawrence Tolhurst, Simon Gallup, Boris Williams, Porl Thompson
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Unexpected pleasure
24 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

I caught this on cable. It started out well but I figured it would fall apart eventually but instead it got better and better. I don't know why it went to cable so fast and why there are currently no reviews in the database. It was an entertaining caper movie with great characters and truly unsuspected twists and turns set in New Orleans. Watch for great scenes: the Senators (Holbrook) put down of the detective ' .. don't ever even look at me again...' as well as later, Holbrook's "Apologize!' scene; the muscleman Reuben's method of showing how tough he is ; Coco's sexual heat scenes, Lizard's battle of wits with a determined FBI agent Sadie (Emma);Sadie (Emma Thompson) and (Rickman's) clever repartee. I did find the audio a bit difficult to follow because of background noise and character accents, and why an accountant was assigned by the corporation to deal with the kidnappers was unclear but on the whole an 8 out of 10 film.


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