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You Kill Me (2007)

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While drying out on the West Coast, an alcoholic hit man befriends a tart-tongued woman who might just come in handy when it's time for him to return to Buffalo and settle some old scores.

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Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not a touchy-feely kind of guy, but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. Meanwhile, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms. Written by Anonymous

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"Hi, my name is Frank I'm an alcoholic. I kill people for a living... This is anonymous, right?" See more »


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Rated R for language and some violence | See all certifications »

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13 July 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tú me matas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$233,709 (USA) (22 June 2007)

Gross:

$2,426,851 (USA) (17 August 2007)
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Though much of the film takes place in San Francisco, only one day of filming took place there. See more »

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In the scene in the park where Frank is hiding behind trees while Laurel times him, Frank stands three times by a black car. The license plate on that car changes from California to Manitoba and back to California. See more »

Quotes

Tom: [Frank is trying to eat a cookie] No, no, you're not suppose to eat those, they're just for show, 'kay?
Frank Falenczyk: Oh.
[throws away cookie]
Tom: I'm kidding. I'm Tom.
[they shake hands]
Frank Falenczyk: Frank.
Tom: Hi. This your first time?
Frank Falenczyk: I've had cookies before.
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Referenced in 500 Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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Lonesome Town
Written by Baker Knight (as Thomas Baker Knight)
Performed by Ricky Nelson
Published by Sony / ATV Songs LLC
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film and Television Music
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An Edgy Comedy-Drama
18 July 2007 | by (utah) – See all my reviews

"You Kill Me" has a raw, edgy feel that maintains a nice sense of tension throughout the movie keeping the audience off balance. This comedy drama, somewhat dark movie has great subtle wit and humor sparkled throughout the movie as well as a sensitive treatment and paradox of substance abuse AA treatment. Bill Pullman, surprisingly gets to expand his usual character into a more colorful display while Ben Kingsley is his usual competent self. Tea Leoni who also is an executive producer gets to go along for the ride. This movie continues the increasingly smooth blend of comedy-drama into the societal topics of interest. A fun, creative, touching entertainment from IFC films. Eight out Ten Stars.


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