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Beyond the City Limits (2001)

 -  Drama | Crime  -  5 May 2002 (Sweden)
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Three women outsmart unsavory men who try to cheat them out of their take in an almost-botched casino heist.

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The Russians smalltime crooks Sergei Akotia and Yuri plan to hold up two million dollars from a casino with the inside information of the security guard Troy and the support of two dirty cops. When the two cops are killed, they decide to call off the heist and they kick out their girlfriends Misha and Lexi. Misha and Lexi meet an old friend of Misha, Helena Toretti, who is in a divorce process with the bored and upset detective Jack. The trio plots revenge against the guys and decide to rob the casino with Troy. But the plan turns upside-down with unpredictable events. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A daring casino heist. It can all be theirs if they can get it... See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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During the sex scene at the beginning, a g-string appears and disappears on the woman between shots. See more »

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Misha: A little dehydrated, are we?
Lexi: Just a little bit.
Helena Toretti: Why are you doing this shit?
Lexi: It makes me feel good, stupid.
Misha: So the guys are fucked, we're being fucked and you to throw in a heroin-addict into it all?
Lexi: You're overreacting a bit. I don't have a habit!
Misha: Oh, no? Right. Could you delude yourself a little bit more? You've been clean for six months!
Lexi: You know, I'm so glad I came here.
Misha: For six months you were clean!
Lexi: This is so fun.
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3 December 2002 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

Lame Canadian heist flick will be of interest to Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans since it stars not only Allyson Hannigan (Willow) but also features Alexis Denisof (Wesley on Buffy and Angel). The movie seems like it might have been inspired by Bound, but it's unconvincing and dull. Of the three female leads Hannigan comes off best by far, bringing a touching vulnerability to her part. Jenniffer Esposito, on the other hand, is dreadful. You never believe her for a second and are always too aware that you're watching an actress play a part--and a not very good actress at that based on this movie and Backflash.


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