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Freaky Deaky (2012)

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Set in 1974, a pair of '60s radicals rely on their bomb-making skills on their way to becoming capitalists.

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He used to be on the bomb squad, but it's not until he transfers out that Chris Mankowski really begins juggling with dynamite. Rape and revenge are just the tip of the iceberg in a twisty tale that brings Detroit denizens to life - and occasional death - in all their seedy glory, circa 1974. Written by Elmore Leonard

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Crime is such a trippy thing.

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

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22 April 2012 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Freaky Deaky is Elmore Leonard's favorite book that he has written. See more »

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In one scene, Robin holds up the two romance novels she had written ("Ravishing Love" and "The Raging Rape of Savannah"). Between shots, the two books switch places from one hand to the other, even though she had not moved her hands in any way. See more »

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Written by Peter Cor (aka Peter Cor Belenky) and Bernard Taylor (aka Beloyd Taylor)
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Explosive or tame?
21 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Watching movies without any previous knowledge of them is how I experience them. Sometimes I might know the book, graphic novel or whatever source it is based on. In this case, I had no idea there was a book, therefor cannot compare it to it whatsoever. From reading from other sources it seems to be a good interpretation of it. I can only say that it has a nice vibe to it (guess the book had the same thing going on then).

Michael Jai White might seem to have the weakest character at first, but seems to have more going on (also acting wise) than some of the others. Everyone is having fun though and it's tough to really dislike the movie, I think. It's good little fun, even for those who didn't know what a "Freaky Deaky" is ...


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