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Knockaround Guys (2001)

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

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

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$11,632,420 (USA) (8 November 2002)
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Although production wrapped in late 1999, the movie sat on the shelf for two years, before it was finally released. See more »

Goofs

Brooks and Dunn's "My Maria" came out in 1996, nine years after the year in which the film is set. See more »

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Teddy Deserve: In the old days ya could just wack a guy and be done with it. Now everyone's feelings are involved.
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Make a Deal with the City
Written by F.M. Cornog
Performed by East River Pipe
Courtesy of Merge Records / Big Ed's Moon Ride
By Arrangement with Bug Music Inc.
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below average story benefits from good casting
11 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Born the son of a powerful and fearsome crime boss, wannabe mobster Pepper recruits low-rent pals Diesel, Green, and Davoli to make a routine delivery, impress his old man, then finally go into business with him. Unfortunately for the young man and his pals, they get stuck in a bleak little town where violence, mayhem, and every other thing that can go wrong eventually does. It's no Goodfellas, but this watchable, well-crafted little mob story is easy to take, and goes a long way on its appealing cast and dark, profane sense of humor. The only major let down is the film's story which—while interesting—lacks momentum and builds toward a familiar conclusion. A not bad showing from the film's young and old cast alike, especially Pepper and Diesel. **½


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