Knockaround Guys (2001)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  11 October 2002 (USA)
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The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Scarpa (as Andrew Davoli)
Billy Clueless (as Arthur Nascarella)
Nicholas Pasco ...


The four sons (Diesel, Green, Pepper, Davoli) of major Brooklyn mobsters have to team up to retrieve a bag of cash in a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff. Specifically, the story gets started when Matt Demaret (Pepper) goes on a job to deliver the money for his mob father (Hopper) on the advice of his uncle (Malkovich). Things don't go as planned though... Written by Ryan McIntosh

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If they don't finish the job, their fathers will finish them See more »


Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 October 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ajuste de cuentas  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,016,852 (USA) (11 October 2002)


$58,348 (South Africa) (4 April 2003)

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Although production wrapped in late 1999, the movie sat on the shelf for nearly three years before it was finally released. See more »


Before Taylor collects the money from the store owner, the owner takes the wadded up money from the can and shoves it in his pocket. When he hands the money over the counter to Taylor, it is folded up neatly. See more »


Johnny Marbles: Yeah, cause you wouldn't wanna misplace your cow or anything.
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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »


Written by Graham Crabb
Performed by Pop Will Eat Itself
Courtesy of Nothing / Interscope Records / Infectious Records
Used by arrangement with Universal Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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a Great Time! rent or but this movie
18 March 2003 | by (london, ont.) – See all my reviews

Knockaround guys tells the tale about four guys wanting respectfull work from a mob. Matty (Barry Pepper), Taylor (Vin Diesel), and Marbles (Seth Green) are the main and interesting ones who end up losing $500,000 of the mob's money and must find the money within 2 days or the mob is in huge trouble. All the performances are greatly acted and the story (although a bit slow at times) is exciting. Vin's tallent is showing that he's going no where, but up! Barry Pepper delivers a surprising performance as the mob's son. Seth green is funny as always and a good character to add to this 2 hour ride of near garenteed enjoyment. shouldn't have rated this 5.9 out of ten because this movie deserves much higher, almost an 8. Watch this movie if you're a fan of crime dramas, comical action flicks or Diesel fans and you'll truely get a kick out of this flick. 7.2/10- my movie pro rating

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