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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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the ultimate speed freak's tale. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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7 February 2003 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

The Cook  »

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$410,241 (USA) (16 May 2003)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When April is tied up, before Ross leaves the first time, the blood on her nose is inconsistent between cuts. See more »

Quotes

Moustache Cop: [pointing gun] Drop the cheese puffs, ma'am!
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In the Opening Credits, Each character has his or her own logo See more »

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Referenced in According to Jim: A Crying Shame (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Fuel for Hatred
(Performed by Artist: Satyricon)
Written and Arranged by Satyr (as Satyr Wongraven)
From the album "Volcano"
P&C 2002 EMI Music Norway
Publisher: Kaleidoscope/Tono
Licensed by Courtesy of EMI Music Norway
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Tie me off and shoot.....
20 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the genre of "drug films" this one has to be, in my opinion, one of the best. The aesthetics and dynamics are spot on. The gritty, filthy and discordant atmosphere encrusted around the typical meth-head's life looks and feels like the real deal here. John Leguizamo and Mena Suvari are dead on in their portrayals of two dysfunctional people in a relationship mixed with sex, love and drugs (or more appropriately, love FOR drugs). Mickey Rourke's character conveys a menacing presence delivered through the actor's characteristic cool and laid back style. Of course Brittany Murphy's character is a continuous delight and pleasure to behold in every way. Even the police presence is entertaining.

The whole package gives the feel of being right there. Not to mention a "healthy dose" of delusional hallucinations for you to chew on in between heart palpitations. If you're looking for a great "druggie" film with a strong comedic undertone, I guarantee you'll get your fix with this one.


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