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Kill Me Later (2001)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  14 September 2001 (USA)
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Her goldfish dead, her lover exposed as a rat, Shawn Holloway leaves her bank post and goes to the roof intent on suicide. Before she can leap, she's taken hostage by Charlie Anders, a ... See full summary »

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Her goldfish dead, her lover exposed as a rat, Shawn Holloway leaves her bank post and goes to the roof intent on suicide. Before she can leap, she's taken hostage by Charlie Anders, a fleeing bank robber. He and his partners have stolen a million in cash and plan to escape to Venezuela. Shawn agrees to cooperate if Charlie promises to kill her once he's in the clear. Parts of the plan go awry, so Charlie has time to try to pierce her bleak manner and self pity, and she has time for reflection. As night falls, their interlude ends: they're each alone, Charlie facing prison as the police close in, and Shawn staring down at a river from atop a high bridge. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Not every hostage wants to be saved!

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »
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Take My Life  »

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A large number of filter effects, shutter effects, and jump cuts are used to make long dialogue scenes (particularly between the two cop and between the two lovers) more visually interesting. The audio itself on both is done as a single long take. See more »

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Film is supposedly set in Seattle, but features prominent Vancouver landmarks, as well as Canadian mail boxes and phone booths. See more »

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Shawn Holloway: Get up. It's morning.
Mathew Richmond: My God! Why didn't you tell me?
Shawn Holloway: I thought I just did.
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Fun fluff
29 November 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Kill Me Later" is a romantic comedy about a suicidal woman (Blair) who reluctantly takes up with a bank robber on the lam (Beesley) if he promises to shoot her once he's made his escape. What follows is busy enough with side plots, action, and snappy patter to keep the waning eye lid open in spite of the movie's many flaws including unnecessary visual effects, loose ends, Kodak moments which don't work, and a speed bump at the midway mark. Okay for sofa spuds. (C+)


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