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Dolan's Cadillac (2009)

A young man attempts to seek to avenge his wife's death after she is murdered by a Las Vegas mobster.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elizabeth
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Robinson
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Chief
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Roman
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Fletcher
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Delta
Cory Generoux ...
Pedro
Vivian Ng ...
Jun Li
Patrick Bird ...
Jose
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Tink
Max Keene ...
Danny
Robert Benz ...
Sheriff Bob
Tim Allen ...
Marshall (as Timothy Allen)
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Amy
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Storyline

In Las Vegas, school teachers Robinson and his wife Elizabeth are trying for a baby. While horse riding through the desert one evening, Elizabeth witnesses the execution of two coyotes and an illegal immigrant by the human trafficker Jimmy Dolan and decides to report the incident to the police. However, she loses her cellular and Dolan finds it, tracks her address down and threatens her. Elizabeth goes to the FBI with Robinson and they move to a safe house under the protection of two agents. When Elizabeth sneaks from the house to buy pregnancy tests, her car explodes and she dies. Robinson decides to avenge Elizabeth's death. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 April 2010 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Czarny Cadillac  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In Vegas Dolan stays at The Montressor Hotel. This is a tip to the story that inspired Stephen King to write 'Dolan's Cadillace' - Poe's 'The Cask of Amontillado'. "For the love of God, Montressor!" is a famous line from this tale. See more »

Goofs

The highway where "Dolan" is "buried", according to the film (shown on a sign and on the work order) is US Highway 71. US 71 is nowhere near Las Vegas or Los Angeles. It runs from Southern La. to Northern Mn. See more »

Quotes

Dolan: In his experimental law of impacts, Sir Isaac Newton describes something called the arc of descent. It's all about kinetics, mass, velocity, the inertia of falling persons and things. Once a descending object acquires a certain momentum, it continues on a downward parabolic curve to eventually impact with an immovable object at the nadir, the bottom, thereby consummating the arc of descent.
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References Dirty Harry (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Hold On
Performed by Crystal Kay
Written by Joey Carbone
Composed by Anthony Mazza, Christine Kellogg, Ron Harris
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I agree it was a good movie!
17 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not sure why this would be a direct to DVD movie because it is a lot better than some of the crap I have seen hit the theaters. I mean, the movie "The Watchmen" made it into the theaters didn't it? or "The Spirit? Now those were a waste of time in my opinion. I love Christian Slater and he did an excellent job portraying an evil bastard that you love to hate. As said on another comment, it's not a huge blockbuster but it is definitely a good watch and I would recommend it. Perhaps you need to be a little morbid to enjoy it as much as I did but it needs to get the recognition that it deserves. Just because the trailer shows a lot of the movie doesn't mean you know everything. Trust me, I was surprised at the end. I give it a "2 thumbs up!"


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