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Four Los Angelenos -- a mortician, an ex-con, a suicidal ex-priest, and a stripper -- are brought together on Christmas Eve by a mixture of circumstances.

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Los Angelenos meet on Christmas Eve through chance, tragedy, and divine intervention. Velvet Larry is the sleazy owner of the strip club where the glamorous but struggling single mother Rose Johnny dances. Qwerty Doolittle is a shy young mortician who falls in love with her. Randall is the head of a corporate crime organization who tries to convince a former employee just released from prison not to seek vengeance on his former co-workers. Charlie is a suicidally depressed ex-priest. Lexus is a lonely transsexual prostitute who shares an unexpected bond with the former priest. Written by Anonymous

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

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15 October 2009 (Kazakhstan)  »

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According to director Timothy Linh Bui, he cast Ray Liotta after meeting him in an Italian restaurant by pure coincidence. Even stranger was that Liotta was the only customer when Bui walked in. See more »

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The visible part of Jack's neck tattoo changes from a roundish, spider web-looking design, to what appears to the the tips of a flying creature's wings. See more »

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Jack Doheny: Just stop.
Rose Johnny: Are you afraid of me?
Jack Doheny: I'm old enough to be your father.
Rose Johnny: Most of them are.
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References Paris, Texas (1984) See more »

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Collar Bone
Written by David Best, Stephen Lewis & Matthew Hainsby
Performed by Fujiya & Miyagi
Courtesy of Deaf + Dumb + Blind
By arrangement with Zync Music Inc.
Under license from Copyright Control (ASCAP)
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Crash Aftermath
27 September 2009 | by See all my reviews

This is the price we must pay for the success of "Crash" - atrocious copycat films. This film is slightly better than the similar "The Air I Breathe," but that's not saying much. Bui's script is pretentious and his direction is heavy-handed. He thinks he is creating an emotional powerhouse, but the development is so poor that it is hard to care about the characters. The plot line featuring Whitaker (who now specializes in these types of films) is ludicrous. What's most ludicrous is that Biel and Kudrow (not exactly ugly women) throw themselves at men who reject them. About the only reason for watching this turkey is Biel putting her considerable assets on display.


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