When Tom comes home on Valentine's Day to a "Dear John" Letter from his girlfriend, he spends the rest of the night talking to his four best friends about woman, sex & love until five women show up and the battle of the sexes begins.
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This is the story of the lovely Kate Swallow and the loves of her life. At the start she is with Alec Bolton, a noted author, who discourages her when she wants to write a novel. Later she ... See full summary »
In an attempt to recover from his marriage to Rita Hayworth and restart his career, Orson Welles travels to Italy...only to be drawn into a dangerous web of intrigue, murder and politics when an actor is murdered on his set.
Obsessed by the world of pool, Johnny (Mars Callahan) could be one of the best. But his mentor and "trainer" Joe (Chazz Palminteri), a shady hustler who decides how and who Johnny plays, is holding him back from his dream. When the day finally comes, Johnny breaks from Joe, which leads to only one thing -- violence. Joe is beaten up by some of Johnny's buddies as a sign to leave him alone, and with this final act of freedom, Johnny leaves the world of pool-sharking. After an ultimatum from his girlfriend Tara ('Alison Eastwood'), Johnny finally commits to a "real" job in the construction business, but is soon miserable there. He finds himself spending most of his time with his younger brother Danny (Michael Rosenbaum) who it seems is following in his footsteps on the road to a life Johnny left when he broke from Joe. As for Joe, he is bent on revenge for the beating he took, and soon he has a new protégé Brad (Rick Schroder) who is just as good if not better then Johnny. And he's got ... Written by
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The band scene was filmed at the Dead Goat Saloon in the Arrowhead Plaza in Salt Lake City, Utah. The only differences between the movie version and the real saloon are the drapes behind the band and that the dance floor does not have round tables. See more »
Danny shuts the door when he breaks into the pawn shop, but when he leaves it is open again. See more »
Rod Steiger and Chaz Palminteri work great as opposing heavies.
This is a very good movie. I was prepared to be disappointed with a movie that is the first script, first directorial effort and first leading role for Mars Callahan but the script holds tightly together, the shots all make sense and move you along quickly and Mars has very good chemistry... It helps to have high quality actors surrounding Mars.. You can sense the freshness of some improvisation between the characters in some very humorous scenes.. Rod Steiger, Chaz Palminteri, Christopher Walken, Ricky Schroder and Allison Eastwood submerged into their respective characters... I was specially moved by Steiger's last film performance... This movie was made for a smaller budget than the previous big "pool" movie (The Color of Money) but carried itself as well as that blockbuster... Go see it!
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