A Better Way to Die (2000)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  29 September 2001 (Japan)
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A Chicago cop quits the force and finds himself threatened by the Mafia.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Haje ...
The Mute
Laslov (as Matt Gallini)
Kirk McKinney ...
Harrison James
Salvi's Son
William Dexter
London King ...
Jon Farris ...
Fagan (as John Farris)


Set along the highways of the U.S. heartland, the story follows the journey of an ex-cop who is inadvertently thrust into a fierce struggle between the FBI and the Chicago underworld, both of which are searching for a missing federal agent who holds the key to the syndicate's demise. Written by Anonymous

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love | assassin | mafia | police | ex cop | See All (242) »

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Rated R for strong violence throughout, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

29 September 2001 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Agonas epiviosis  »

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1.85 : 1
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During most of the filming of the shootout and chase in the beginning of the movie, temperatures were at and below zero. See more »


[last lines]
William Dexter: You'll be on the run forever. Is that really how you want to live?
Boomer: I can't think of a better way
[pulls the trigger]
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better than you'd expect
16 May 2008 | by (Bosnia and Herzegovina) – See all my reviews

When the movie started i thought that its gonna be just another one of those stupid ones where the most important thing is a car blowing up. That would be my guess but as the story developed after 15 minutes, the movie got better. A variety of good characters made it even better and a touch of humor even more. But this does not mean that things wont be blowing up. The story is also developing pretty good and it takes unexpected turns as the good guy turn bad and the bad ones turn good. The whole concept of a dude being in the wrong place at the wrong time is good and till the end you'll just be waiting for it to hit you with another new situation that you haven't seen before, nor later.

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