.45 (2006)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama, Thriller  |  30 November 2006 (Greece)
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A story of how obsession, addiction and abuse cause a young woman to execute an elaborate plan of revenge.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jose (as Vincent LaResca)
Tony Munch ...
Kay Hawtrey ...
John Robinson ...
Cop #1
Tim Eddis ...
Cop #2
Hardee T. Lineham ...
Father Duffel (as Hardee Lineham)
Dawn Greenhalgh ...
Nola Augustson ...
Gertie (as Nola Auguston)
John Gordon ...
Shawn Campbell ...
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Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: Vic, a woman who would like to be Kate's lover; Reilly, who runs with Al but also is attracted to Kate and repulsed by Al's violence; and, Liz, the counselor assigned to Kate from a battered-women's program. Vic and Reilly talk about killing Al, Liz gives pep talks; Kate remains frightened. Will Al's menace and Kate's dependency hold sway? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Nobody does revenge like a woman.


Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language including graphic sexual references, violence, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

30 November 2006 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

Calibre 45  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Heather Graham was considered for the role of Kate. See more »


When Al pushes Kate back against the table after she has been touched by Jose, she is pushed onto mustard covered bread. When he pulls her off the table to push her against the wall, the sandwiches are gone. See more »


[first lines]
Kat: Big Al has a huge cock.
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »


Gritty Man
Written by Timothy Fitzpatrick (as Timothy Sean Fitzpatrick)
Performed by Timothy Fitzpatrick (as Timothy Sean Fitzpatrick)
Courtesy of Wishlab Creative.Music.Studio.
Under license by Ford Music Services
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Milla, why?
6 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well, that was a waste of 101 minutes. I never would have known that .45 existed, if not for the presence of Milla Jovovich. That ignorance of this movie, probably would have been to my overall advantage. It's safe to say that I am not a fan. 

.45 is basically an R-rated Lifetime Movie of the Week. The story is a messy mix of domestic violence, crime, revenge, double-crosses, and general pointlessness. I was massively disinterested within the first ten minutes, but I forced myself to watch all of it, because of my misguided aversion to not finishing a movie (unless I absolutely must, ex. Darkness). No one came out of this one looking good, even the pretty Ms. Jovovich. I'm struggling to think of a single redeeming quality...nope. I'm drawing a blank. Even if you're a die-hard fan of Milla, I still could not recommend this. She does have talent, but none of it is on display, here. It's been a few months since I've seen a movie that I enjoyed this little.  

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