During a three day heat wave just before a huge 4th of July celebration, an action star stricken with amnesia meets up with a porn star who is developing her own reality TV project, and a policeman who holds the key to a vast conspiracy.
Sarah Michelle Gellar,
Seann William Scott
The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.
The daughter of an actor father and a social-climber mother, Domino Harvey, bored with her life, decides to join the team of Ed Moseby and becomes a bounty hunter. But she gets in trouble when the Mafia's money is stolen from an armored truck, while Moseby and his crew are participating in a reality show produced by Mark Heiss. The situation gets out of control when the sons of a rival mobster are kidnapped while the FBI is monitoring two gangs of mobsters. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Between different scenes in the movie, Domino's teeth go from being slightly yellow and dingy like a smoker's to being very white and clean in some shots, and then back to yellowish and dingy again. See more »
[after a particularly unpleasant day of filming the bounty hunters' reality TV show]
[to Ian Ziering and Brian Austin Green, the hosts]
This is going to jump-start your careers.
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On the Australian DVD the credits end with the real-life Domino but do not start with Keira. She is just before the real Domino See more »
What a brilliant movie. Each movie Tony Scott produces builds on the experience of the previous, and this one is no exception.
Unlike the previous commentator, I didn't know Domino Harvey personally so I can't make any assertions as to it being a fitting tribute to her or not. I can only speak on the film as is. This one is quite light hearted compared with say Man On Fire, and you'll split yourself laughing as characters and scene's unfold.
The movie, like all of Scotts is very high paced, and would hold the attention of the most severely profound case of ADHD. No time is wasted on point extraction, if you want that kind of detail, look for Peter Jackson movies and prepare to be bored senseless.
I became a fan of Tony Scott movies after watching Spy Game, and concluded it was the best movie I'd ever seen, until I saw Man on Fire... and then concluded the same until I've seen this. It just gets better and better.
If I had one criticism it would be the cross over in soundtracks from Man On Fire. Thats just me I guess, sound means a lot to me and triggers a lot of things for me. Actor/Character selection was excellent. If you liked Spy Game & Man on Fire, then get this movie, it will not disappoint.
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