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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)

Gross:

$410,241 (USA) (16 May 2003)
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Mena Suvari wore resin on her teeth to make them look grungier. She had to get her teeth professionally cleaned afterwards to remove it. See more »

Goofs

When Ross and The Cook go to the truck stop to pick up "ingredients", they run the car into a sign bending it backwards. When they leave the truck stop, the sign is straight again. See more »

Quotes

Ross: Spoof. Dope. Crank. Creep. Bomb. Spank. Shit. Bang. Zip. Tweak. Chard. Call it what you will. It's all methamphetamine. That's what I'm here for.
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References Pink Flamingos (1972) See more »

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Magnification
(Alan White, Chris Squire, Jon Anderson, Steve Howe)
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Courtesy of Beyond Records
Published by Boundmere Limited (Admin. by Bug Music), Bug Music Ltd, Carlin Music Corp, Opio Publishing
Alan White Publishing, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp and Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
(cut from final film)
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humanizing
23 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I Love this movie, A lot of people might dismiss it as needless strange or, worse, unnecessary. It is great, because it humanizes drug addicts. it shows that a speed freak is never just a speed freak, but a person with a life in distress. too often people with drug addictions are dismissed as eyesores or vagabonds who deserve harsh treatment, but the movie takes us into their lives. Most Importantly, the characters are not supposed to be heroes, they are just a cross-section of junkie culture. plus, the scenes with the cops are hilarious, and seeing Debbie Harry throw a six-pack at a guy's head and then kick him in the gut was priceless. To review, deals with oft over-looked subject matter in an objective way, some great cameos, imaginative film-making, I give it an A-Plus.


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