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Stark Raving Mad (2002)

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A crook quietly plots his revenge against the boss who murdered his brother while working for him.

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Cast

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Ben McGewan
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Rikki Simms
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Jeffrey Jay
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Jake Nealson (as John Crye)
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Betty Shin (as Suzi Nakamura)
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Gregory
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Roy
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Michael Frakes
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Scott
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Vanessa
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D.J.
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Jin Sun
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Chan - Gang Member #1
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Nate - Goon
Carl McDonald ...
Mitchell - Trannie
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Ben McGewan has a deal with Chinatown's non-Chinese gang boss, Gregory, to steal one of four mythical god statues reputed to give immense power. This theft, in exchange for wiping out his debt and a fortune to pay his team of frustrated experts. They organize a wild after hours party in a nightclub as cover to break into the vault of the bank next door. Alas, from the start things go wrong ever worse, for everyone. Written by KGF Vissers

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It's all about being in the wrong place at the right time See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime

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

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23 May 2002 (Russia)  »

Also Known As:

Crime Party  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Ty Olsson & Kavan Smith both would later portray the robotic Deputy Andy on the SyFy TV series Eureka. See more »

Goofs

The blood coming from Rikki's forehead when Greg has the knife to his face. See more »

Quotes

Ben McGewen: Do you know why Ching One-eye is called Ching One-eye?
Rikki Simms: He lost an eye?
Ben McGewen: What the fuck? You don't get called Ching One-eye for losing a fuckin' ear.
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Connections

Referenced in Creepies (2004) See more »

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Beautiful Strange
Written by John Digweed / Nick Muir
Performed by Bedrock
Courtesy of Bedrock Music Ltd.
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A Film that deserves better in the UK
8 August 2003 | by (Sheffield, England) – See all my reviews

Having seen this through a rental release, i think this is a film that deserved much more. For a film that only got a rental release, it seems to be a cut above the rest of many rental releases and perhaps some movies that have released at the cinema.

I noticed this movie for the John Digweed crafted soundtrack, and was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the film itself.

I could go on for hours about how great i think the whole film is, from the soundtrack to the cast, and to the writer/directors however, i will take up too much space doing so.

However, hats off to to Drew Daywalt and David Schneider who have crafted, along with everyone else who worked on the film, a film that deserves much better treatment.

ten out of ten, two thumbs up etc etc etc


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