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Deuces Wild (2002)

R | | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 May 2002 (USA)
Bobby (one of the deuces gang) and the sister of a rival gang member fall in love.

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Two brothers, Leon and Bobby are members of the street gang in Brooklyn known as the deuces. Their brother was killed by a drug overdose a few years earlier and the gang is determined to keep drugs off their block. Another more vicous gang known as the vipers is a possible threat to Leon and Bobby's efforts. The deuces are determined to do whatever is necessary to keep drugs off their block even if that means dying. Written by <langstar1@hotmail.com>

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Before gangs had guns... they fought with guts. See more »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, language, some drug content and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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3 May 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,704,682 (USA) (3 May 2002)

Gross:

$6,044,618 (USA) (24 May 2002)
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Josh Hartnett was originally cast in the role of Tino but was allowed by the producers to drop out when he won the role of Danny in Pearl Harbor (2001). See more »

Goofs

Fairuza Balk's tattoos are clearly visible beneath the make-up. One is a triangular shield on her upper left arm, the other is a circular tattoo encircling her right upper arm. See more »

Quotes

Bobby: Is that Christmas music I hear?
Annie: Yeah.
Bobby: What the hell? It's, like, 115 degrees.
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Music by Norman Panto
Performed by Norman Panto Italian Band
Courtesy of Pantosonic Music
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Really mediocre. Worth a look for a great Norman Reedus performance
24 March 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Deuces Wild isn't a great flick, and not even a really good one at that. It's an interesting, eclectic effort though, one that's maybe too hectic and unfocused for its own good. It's cobbled together from other similar stories like The Outsiders, The Warriors and the like, and feels too committed to derivative motions to come up with anything unique and all it's own. Yet still, the cast alone and the antics they get up to, separated from plot cohesion and an overall view, are enough for a casual glance. It concerns an New York street gang called the Deuces, running amok in the streets and causing all kinds of trouble with rival hoods, powerful neighborhood bosses and the ever corrupt legions of New York's finest. Leon (Stephen Dorff) and Bobby (Brad Renfro) run the Deuces and are determined to keep drugs off their turf, while a rival gang called the Vipers wants to flood the streets. Bobby takes up with the sister (Fairuza Balk) of a Viper, and the gang also deals with Fritzy (a laid back Matt Dillon) a senior executive in the crime underworld. The plot is a rambling mess with way too many characters running about inanely, some of them played by James Franco, Drea DeMatteo, Vincent Pastore, Deborah Harry, Louis Lombardi, Johnny Knoxville, Balthazar Getty and Malcolm in the middle. The performances ate all pretty forgettable except for Norman Reedus as Marco, a positively evil rival gang member with bloodlust for the Deuces. He doesn't show up until well into the film, but injects it with some much needed virile menace by staring down and stabbing everyone he can. Like I said it ain't the best movie, but the cast will keep your attention and there's a few moments of tension to keep it going.


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