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Small Time (I) (1996)

 -  Comedy | Crime  -  22 June 1999 (USA)
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Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the ... See full summary »

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Ben is a small-time gangster who gets the opportunity to earn a lot of money. His boss sends him to a remote ranch with bag full of drugs and orders him to wait for the buyer. But the routine drug deal turns to disaster because of Ben's unprofessional associates. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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They really tried to be professionals... it just didn't work out.

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Rated R for some strong sexuality, language, violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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Not bad at all
6 May 2000 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I knew nothing about this movie when I sat down to watch it, but it ended up being a pleasant way to spend some time. The three leads all did a fine job, and their interaction produced many amusing moments. In fact, although it was rarely laugh-out-loud funny, the humor was more effective here than in most big-budget comedies. The more serious ending was fairly ordinary, yet it still managed to suit this film well. So, the next time you're in the mood for a film that isn't mainstream, you might want to give this a chance.


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