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Backflash (2002)

A woman is released from prison and heads home to help outwit a local mob boss and pull off the scam of a lifetime.

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Ray Bennett
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Olive Dee 'Harley' Klintucker
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Tono
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C.J.
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Red
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Don
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Gin O'Malley
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Motel manager
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Vinnie 'Pipe' Pipolino
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Skull
Brian Abercrombie ...
Lenny / 'Charlie Friendly'
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Pez
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Jimmy (bank teller)
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Mr. Jones
Brenda Nowatka ...
Waitress
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Storyline

Ray Bennett, a lonely video-store owner in the middle of nowhere decides to take some days off his work to think about his future. On the road, he comes across Harley, a very attractive, mysterious woman and ex-prisoner. Having been lonely for some time, he seems charmed and willing to spend some time with her, while she needs a man to help her finish a pretty well-paying job, left in the middle when she was busted for drug money distribution. Intentions differ, plans change and "trust" is a dangerous word as they make their way into the local cartel boss's business, with $2 million and maybe a new life as a compass. Written by Aristoteles "IronBruce" Kostoulas

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There's Nothing Real In This... But The Money.


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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Backflash Blues  »

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Goofs

When Robert Patrick's character checks into the motel, he's told that all the rooms are for smoking. But when the "hit man" comes out of his room at about 1:05, there is a "No Smoking" sign on the door. See more »

Quotes

Olive Dee 'Harley' Klintucker: That felt great. That was my first shower in two years without a whole bunch of chicks checking me out.
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References Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) See more »

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Can't Go Home
Written by Steve Bauman
Performed by Steve Bauman
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If you flash past this movie back up and give it a go.
23 March 2002 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I've nominated this as my favourite movie in the IMDb survey. It is funny, quirky, love the music, love the story, there are some terrific lines, great cast line-up and above all my all time favourite actor Robert Patrick (RP) stars.

Why did I choose this as the best movie? Apart from sexy RP's involvement I can see myself watching it over and over again. It is a fun, light-hearted movie with an action-packed ending.

<<Harley (Jennifer Esposito): Mind if I smoke?

Ray (Robert Patrick): Actually I do. It's not good for you. Second hand smoke's not good for you either. Please? (Yes - you go RP!)>>

If you've seen other RP movies you'll notice he's given up smoking since.

To all RP enthusiasts I recommend this movie as an addition to your ever increasing video libraries.

RPcrazy


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