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A pair of young amateur grifters in L.A. try to run a scam on a real pro. He owns a record label and has very ambitious aspirations. He ends up forcing them to do his dirty work and for awhile everything goes well.

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A pair of young amateur grifters in L.A. try to run a scam on a real pro. He owns a record label and has very ambitious aspirations. He ends up forcing them to do his dirty work and for awhile everything goes well.

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Steal, Scheme, Seduce, All In The Name Of Love

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for language, violence, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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5 October 2001 (USA)  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Paul Cleveland: I would like to purchase some entertainment.
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Featured in Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003) See more »

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Carmine's smile lights up the screen
21 February 2003 | by See all my reviews

Too bad there is such pain in this movie as Carmine's smile makes it worth the watch. Many will relate to the pain of a troubled childhood as they watch two young people fall prey to an "easy way out". I enjoyed the film but it had a sad ending.


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