5.9/10
1,110
18 user 4 critic

13 Moons (2002)

R | | Comedy | January 2002 (USA)
Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?

Director:

Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Safe Men (1998)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves ... See full summary »

Director: John Hamburg
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Steve Zahn, Michael Lerner
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

While working on a documentary on his old neighborhood, a young film school graduate shifts the focus of his production onto the disappearance of a local resident and the strange characters... See full summary »

Director: Sam Henry Kass
Stars: Holt McCallany, Michael Badalucco, Nicholas Turturro
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Stars: Peter Dinklage, Mark Boone Junior, Todd Barry
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Film about filmmaking. It takes place during one day on set of non-budget movie. Ultimate tribute to all independent filmmakers.

Director: Tom DiCillo
Stars: Steve Buscemi, Catherine Keener, Dermot Mulroney
Bullet (1996)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Butch "Bullet" Stein is a Jewish junkie from the mean streets of Brooklyn, is paroled after eight years in prison. Butch rips off a runner for local drug dealer, Tank, and is soon right ... See full summary »

Director: Julien Temple
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Frank Senger, Adrien Brody
Adventure | Comedy | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Live-action role players conjure up a demon from Hell by mistake and they must deal with the consequences.

Director: Joe Lynch
Stars: Ryan Kwanten, Steve Zahn, Peter Dinklage
Choke (2008)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.

Director: Clark Gregg
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston, Kelly Macdonald
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A funeral ceremony turns into a debacle of exposed family secrets and misplaced bodies.

Director: Neil LaBute
Stars: Chris Rock, Martin Lawrence, Keith David
Hudson Hawk (1991)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot.

Director: Michael Lehmann
Stars: Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, Andie MacDowell
Biography | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In the late 1980s, a low level gangster named Jackie DiNorscio defends himself in court in what became the longest criminal trial in American judicial history.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Vin Diesel, Peter Dinklage, Ron Silver
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A strait-laced pharmacist's uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy-wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.

Directors: Geoff Moore, David Posamentier
Stars: Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan
Louis & Frank (1998)
Music | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Director: Alexandre Rockwell
Stars: Elizabeth Bracco, Steve Buscemi, Tony Curtis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Binky
...
Lenny
...
Lily
...
Mo Potter
...
Sanandra
...
...
...
Thad
Austin Wolff ...
Timmy
Francesco Messina ...
Robert
...
Matthew Sussman ...
Doctor Monroe
Edit

Storyline

Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

number in title | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language, sexuality/nudity and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

January 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Тринадцать лун  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Bananas The Clown: I can explain about 80% of what's going on here. The missing 20% isn't all that important.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Nobody Wants Your Film (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
How did this one slip through the cracks?
8 January 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

13 Moons is an ambitious, unusual film that works really well. It has beautiful imagery, great music and fantastic acting. And it manages to feel spontaneous and free in a way that big-budget studio films never quite do. In fact, it's exactly the kind of movie a big studio would never attempt. It features a huge, eclectic ensemble cast in a wild series of events that are, at first glance, pretty far-fetched. But the result is surprisingly smooth and genuine. First of all, the cast is fantastic. In addition to Steve Buscemi and Jennifer Beals, I recognized many of the actors from television and other (mostly independent) movies: David Proval from The Sopranos, Karyn Parsons from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Daryl Mitchell and Sam Rockwell from GalaxyQuest, and Peter Dinklage from Living in Oblivion. The plot doesn't exactly ramble, but there are definitely points where it's unclear where the story is moving. It's hard, with so many interesting characters, to maintain a perfect narrative balance. But the great thing about 13 Moons is that it is a little off-balance. It's basically a collection of strange little moments, but they all feel so sincere that it's easy to lose yourself in them. And in the end, everything and everyone comes together. In fact, it's one of the most satisfying movie endings I've seen in a long time. It's a shame 13 Moons wasn't released to the public the way it deserved to be. I hope more people can find a way to see this movie.


20 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?