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Knockaround Guys (2001)

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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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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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mobster | money | sheriff | mob | montana | See more »

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

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11 October 2002 (USA)  »

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$58,345 (South Africa) (4 April 2003)

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$58,348 (South Africa) (4 April 2003)
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Three actors in the film have played Tom Ripley, the character introduced by Patricia Highsmith in her 1955 novel "The Talented Mr. Ripley." Dennis Hopper played Ripley in The American Friend (1977), John Malkovich played Ripley in Ripley's Game (2002), and Barry Pepper played Ripley in Ripley Under Ground (2005). Ripley has also been played by Alain Delon in Purple Noon (1960) and Matt Damon in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999). See more »

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When Marbles is having his change counted back to him at the airport where he loses the bag, the cashier counts "eighteen, nineteen, twenty, forty, sixty." If you look at the cash drawer she is counting out of, there are no twenty dollar bills. See more »

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Taylor: That's about the only thing you can count on in this life, there's nobody that wouldn't hurt you... if it helped them.
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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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Vin speaks
14 October 2002 | by (Dallas, Texas) – See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. After seeing a few of the chick flicks that are currently dominating the cinema, I was looking forward to a little testosterone. Relative newcomers Brian Koppelman and David Levien co-wrote and co-directed this little mob film. Barry Pepper ("Saving Private Ryan" and "61") does an admirable job in his first attempt at carrying a movie. He does get some nice assistance from Seth Green ("Austin Powers" movies) and Vin Diesel, Tom Noonan, Dennis Hopper and John Malkovich. Vin Diesel is surprisingly impressive in the second half of the film where he actually gets to act. Tom Noonan ("Manhunter") provides another creepy character for his resume. Dennis Hopper has very little screen time, and thankfully, the directors keep his close-ups to a minimum. John Malkovich provides some veteran acting stability, but at times, seems to dare Pepper to stay in the shot with him. Overall, interesting, though simple, story that supposedly addresses the lack of loyalty among friends - even in the mob world.


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