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3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)

A gang of ex-cons rob a casino during Elvis convention week.

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Damitry
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Franklin
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Hamilton (as Ice T)
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Otto Sinclair
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Storyline

It was an ingenious enough plan: rob the Riviera Casino's count room during an Elvis impersonator convention. But Thomas Murphy decided to keep all the money for himself and shot all his partners, including recently-freed ex-con Michael Zane. With $3.2 million at stake, the Marshals Service closing in, and single mom Cybil Waingrow and her son Jesse constantly confounding things, Michael must track down Murphy. Written by Jeff Cross

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Crime Is King.


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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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23 February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

3000 millas al infierno  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$62,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$7,160,521 (USA) (23 February 2001)

Gross:

$15,738,632 (USA) (13 April 2001)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Kurt Russell and Kevin Costner have been in films with Madeleine Stowe. These were Unlawful Entry (1992) and Revenge (1990) respectively. Incidentally Ray Liotta was also in Unlawful Entry with Russell and Stowe, plus Liotta was also in Field of Dreams (1989) with Costner. See more »

Goofs

When the Cadillac Coupe DeVille is driving into the river the trace of the pulling cable is visible on the water surface. See more »

Quotes

Cybil Waingrow: Uh, you're making that cigarette look really good.
Michael Zane: You're making that dress look good!
[quick cut to bedroom scene and the two having wild sex]
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Crazy Credits

Then, there is an out-take with Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell. Kevin Costner says "You're going back, Michael, back to the future!" See more »

Connections

Spoofs Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) See more »

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Far Away
by Warren Haynes
Performed by Gov't Mule
Courtesy of Volcano / Jive Records
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Rest Of Film Can't Match The Wild Beginning
25 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This started with such great style, color and pizazz, I thought I had discovered a real "sleeper," a film I didn't expect to be good that was turning out to be very entertaining.

Well, after the big Las Vegas heist and shortly thereafter when we got a full look at the wild characters and even wilder action scenes, the film settled down and the dialog took over. Unfortunately, that was the film's downfall as the dialog is either incredibly stupid and-or annoying in the second half of this movie. Most annoying was this young kid, you know - the smart-ass kind that says things NO kid his age would say in real life. He also had a foul mouth, and I don't like to see that from young kids.

All the characters in here are pretty much low-life people, the worst being the one played by Kevin Costner, who seemed to relish this role. If you like low-class people, you'll like this story. I gave it points for the style and the fast-moving story, but it's too unpleasant overall for me.


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