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Spun (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  7 February 2003 (Norway)
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An out-of-control speed freak is introduced his drug of choice's creator by his dealer. A massive three-day adventure ensues.

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An out-of-control speed freak is introduced his drug of choice's creator by his dealer. A massive three-day adventure ensues.

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the ultimate speed freak's tale. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for pervasive drug content, strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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The Cook  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,160 (USA) (14 March 2003)

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$410,241 (USA) (16 May 2003)
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The doctor who says, "That's gotta hurt," to Frisbee after he is shot is played by Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins fame, who also wrote some of the songs for the movie. See more »

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When Ross gets out of his car once arriving at his apartment he is not wearing his sunglasses. When it cuts to him going up the stairs he is once again wearing them. See more »

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The Cook: [at a porn shop] No, that's an example what I don't like; that there is a loose ass, there's nothing more I hate than goddamn loose asses!
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References The Phantom Planet (1961) See more »

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Jerk It Out
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Performed by Caesars (as Caesars Palace)
Courtesy of Virgin Records
Used by kind permission of Universal Music Publishing Ltd
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Brutally awesome movie...(from an ex-tweeker)
16 February 2005 | by (Denver CO) – See all my reviews

Twenty years ago, I fought my battle with crank and won (thankfully)...needless to say, while watching this movie I began to taste the "drains" down the back of my throat, and feel strung out like a three-day-binger...That's good film-making.

I suppose my position as ex-tweeker gives me more appreciation for this film. But it just works out to a really good, wild ride. I wanted to turn it off, really I did, but I could not stop watching it - period.

All of the characters were brilliantly portrayed. Mena Suvari was a TAD un-convincing as a speed freak, but I think I was holding a lot of her previous roles against her. John Leguizamo (sp?) almost went too far with his role, but he pulled it off, by gum.

One of my favorite things was all the dang cameo appearances. When I saw Rob Halford behind the counter of the Porn Shop, I said to myself "this movie has hit the button"...Classic~!~! There are many more cameos or near-cameos (i.e. Deborah Harry), which add a sense of fun to the film.

I think if you've never done crank, you might have a problem relating to this movie. I was CONSTANTLY cringing at each "snort, hiss, fizzle, snap" (as they did the drugs)...Man I'm glad I beat that monkey! I will buy this movie.


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