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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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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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mobster | sheriff | montana | money | mob | See All (85) »


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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)


$11,632,420 (USA) (8 November 2002)

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2.35 : 1
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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 »


After leaving the police station, it shows the guys talking in the car. When showing the two in the front, it is daylight out. But when we see the two in the back, it is night out. See more »


Benny Chains: Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining.
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References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »


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an enjoyable rip-off
14 June 2003 | by (the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls) – See all my reviews

You can feel about two ways when you're watching this movie. Either you make yourself very angry about all the stuff this film steals shameless from other classics in the genre...or you can just sit back and enjoy and don't bother about all the rip-off elements. When I saw it, I was in a 'sit back and enjoy'-mood so my thoughts on this are rather positive. This film is well made and contains all the elements you expect. Like I said, some things are stolen obviously ( the execution GoodFellas-style, the True Romance shoot-out at the end...) but there are at least as much good things to tell about it as well. This film may count on a class A cast. Especially the older generation is great. John Malkovich, even when this guy is acting half as good as he usually does ( like in this movie ) he is still very entertaining. And naturally, Dennis Hopper and Tom Noonan are good as always. There's also a lot of talent in the younger generation: Barry Pepper, Seth Green. And this is even Vin Diesels best film ( besides Saving Private Ryan, but I'm not counting that one) Vin doesn't have too much lines, so that's positive. Overall, this film will be forgotten soon, but it's enjoyable while it lasts

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