A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
In London, a real-estate scam puts millions of pounds up for grabs, attracting some of the city's scrappiest tough guys and its more established underworld types, all of whom are looking to get rich quick. While the city's seasoned criminals vie for the cash, an unexpected player -- a drugged out rock 'n' roller presumed to be dead but very much alive -- has a multi-million dollar prize fall into... See full summary »
A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role... Written by
Shane Black had been suffering from writer's block; it ultimately took him over a year and a half to write the script for Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005). He then had enormous trouble trying to sell it. His former cachet as being the highest paid screenwriter meant nothing when he was touting around his screenplay. Eventually he took it to Joel Silver who gave him his first break back in 1987 when he bought Lethal Weapon (1987). See more »
When Perry and Harry are on the rooftop having an argument,
Perry puts his hand across his mouth to shut Harry up with his right hand. The next shot centering on Harry has Perry's left hand on Harry's mouth, and the shot after that returns to having Perry's right hand on Harry's mouth. See more »
She had something, that gal tonight, this quality. You know, like the girl from high school, the one that got away that - you know what I mean? - that haunts you still.
Yeah, I had that.
Eugh. Hunh. Well, maybe you should try to get in touch with him. I got 5 bucks says you could still get him.
Really? That's funny. I got a 10 says pass the pepper. I got two quarters sing harmony on "Moonlight in Vermont".
A talking monkey?
A talking monkey, yeah, yeah...
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After the credits, the Warner Brothers logo appears to melt as if this part of the film was left in front of the bulb too long. See more »
Quick witted and fast paced - Not at all what I expected
I was lucky enough to see a preview of Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang at a 'mystery' film showing at the Rivoli Cinemas in Melbourne recently.
I really don't know what I was expecting, but I wasn't expecting to enjoy the film as throughly as I did.
The film centers around Harry (Robert Downey Jnr) a petty thief who while escapes into an audition for a new detective movie. After an amusing audition, he's whisked of the bright lights and parties of LA.
I won't go too much into the story because to give any of it away would take away from the unpredictable nature of the film. Worth seeing just for Val Kilmer's Gay Perry!
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