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Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)

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A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mike Maas ...
Victor Drub / Dumpster Bum
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Mechanic
Mark Priolo ...
Frank Priolo
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Sid French
Andrew Fowler ...
Mike Carbuyer
Gloria Gómez ...
Julie Carbuyer (as Gloria Gomez)
Dan Leis ...
Bob Melba
Josephine Arreola ...
Elda
Dave Booth ...
Jerry
Kevin Hale ...
Pinto Guy
Max Ancar ...
Frank Manzano
Leah Carnahan ...
Ginger
Scott Taylor ...
Dick Dupree Sr.
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Dick Dupree Jr.
Carlos V. Hernandez ...
Diaz Carbajal (as Carlos Hernandez)
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A Cherry Pontiac Lemans Convertible...Two Days...Two-Hundred & Fifty Grand. When your lemon lot hits the skids you glom the gig no matter what the smell. For Bob and Sid, two slicked-back burnouts, bum luck runs in spades. With a goose-egg for cash flow and a fore-closure falling fast, they take the gig. The Upside: Fat Cash...The Flipside...Every Thug, Crook, Punk and Mercenary on the planet looking to get rich. Written by <Joeskilub@aol.com>

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Two Cats...One Car...And A World Of Hurt. See more »


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Rated R for violence and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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16 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$7,300 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,560 (USA) (9 April 1999)

Gross:

$13,674 (USA) (16 April 1999)
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When Sid is shot and Bob is helping to bind the wound, they both begin to tie off below the wound, instead of above it (between the wound and the heart, in order to constrict blood flow). When we next see Sid's leg, the wound is bound correctly, above the wound. See more »

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(1995)
Written by Ken Rudulph and Vince Mellone
Performed by Mama's Gravy
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Good idea for a tired genre
17 January 2000 | by (Oakland, California) – See all my reviews

This could have been a good film if it had a good director and someone to edit the script. Writer-director Joe Carnahan is a little too enamored with his Tarantino-like dialogue, a little goes a long way. Some of the acting is good, I like Carnahan and Dan Harlan as Danny Woo, but other times it is painfully low-budget. I give the film-makers credit for coming up with some visually interesting ways of filming the violent shoot-outs. Overall, the good bits are just a little too few and far between to make this really enjoyable.


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