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Bad Apple (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy | TV Movie 16 February 2004
An undercover FBI agent tries to infiltrate a gang of goodfellas and falls in love with his informant's sister. Black humor and a cool attitude make the routine story fun.

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Tozzi
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Gibbons
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Lorraine Gibbons
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Colonel Tom Ryanmy 'Bells' Bellavita
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Gina
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Freshy
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Stanley (as Anthony Ribustello)
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Ivers
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Buddha Stanzione
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Fleisig
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Katapoulos
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Tuckman's Guard
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Rosey Edeh ...
Tuckman's Make-Up Woman
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Two FBI agents, Mike Tozzi and Cuthbert Gibbons, try to bring down a loan-sharking business run by the mob. Things become increasingly intense after a series of crosses and double-crosses leave both agents at the mercy of their targets. But that doesn't prevent the sexual tension from heating up, as one of the agents gets tangled up with his informant's sister. Written by www.tnt.tv

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Once you're inside, there's no turning back.

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexuality and violence | See all certifications »
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Mike: If I find out you're lying I'm gonna cut you loose.
Freshy: I'm not lying. And you wouldn't cut me loose, Mike.
Mike: Oh yeah? What makes you so sure.
Freshy: Because you have a hard on for my sister.
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Good dialogue and some fresh roles for familiar faces.
9 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

It took a while to get used to Chris Noth as an undercover cop (and Robert Patrick as a thug!) but once I got over that it was a lot of fun. The characters weren't entirely believable but their quirks served the plot and dialogue well. There were quite a few quotable one and two line bits in this movie that made me laugh out loud. I had pretty low expectations for a TNT movie and this really exceeded them - there were a lot of well-directed moments of great comic timing and meaningful glances that made me chuckle.

I'm very surprised to see the low ratings that this movie got - I'm not sure what people had issues with. (I prefer to comment before reading other people's comments, to avoid tainting my own impressions with other's criticisms.) All of the lead actors turned in excellent performances, the writing was good, the wardrobe for the criminal characters was funny all by itself, and in general I thought this was well done. It's no classic but it was entertaining and I didn't say "oh no it's just more Hollywood crap" once.


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