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The Quickie (2001)

A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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(story) (as Sergey Bodrov), (screenplay) (as Sergey Bodrov) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jane
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Young Oleg
Sergey Bodrov Jr. ...
Deema
John Bradford Pagano ...
Anna's Driver
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Caterer
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Priest (as Juan Cantu)
Richard Fire ...
Catering Assistant
Rusty Flood ...
Anatoly's Child
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Miguel
Joyce Guy ...
Social Worker
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Bartender
Kerry Johnston ...
Second Call Girl
Will Kepper ...
Bobby
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Tango Dancer
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Uncle Anatoly (as Eugene Lazarev)
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A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

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Get in. Get out. Fast!

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 July 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Decisione rapida  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Oleg: Listen, how would you like to make another four-hundred?
Lisa: For what, cleaning up the rest of your house?
Oleg: No, a quickie.
Lisa: Oh, I don't think you're up for that!
Oleg: You're right, but I'm willing to try.
Lisa: I think you're gonna have alot more luck with those girlies at the pool.
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Pure crap!
26 February 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"The Quickie" tells of a decadent Russian mob family who lives in Malibu and...well, frankly, this awful attempt at drama isn't worthy of commentary.

Jason Leigh introduces herself to Mr. Mob-guy as being from "Pacific Exterminators" with huge letters in plain sight on her back which say "West Coast Exterminators". Eventually the mob-guys get suspicious because she was exterminating in a bedroom. (duh).

In another scene Mr. Mobguy plays Russian roulette giving a hooker $4000 to bet whether he'll live or die. She has 5 chances out of 6 of keeping the money if she bets "live". Well, she bets "die". (double duh) Later she complains it wasn't fair and wants to play again. (Triple duh).

The list of flaws just goes on and on while this intelligence insulting film stinks and sinks in a quagmire of lousy music, mediocre camera work, poor direction, boring story, etc. Pass on this loser. (D)

Note - The barebones DVD which I rented had no English same language subtitles or closed captions.


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