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Give 'em Hell Malone (2009)

R  |   |  Action, Crime, Thriller  |  25 July 2009 (USA)
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A tough as nails private investigator (Malone) squares off with gangsters and their thugs to protect a valuable secret. Malone goes through hell to protect the information but he dishes some hell as well...

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Boulder
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Evelyn
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Frankie the Crooner
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Murphy
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Pretty Boy
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Whitmore
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Matchstick
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Pencil Stache
Thomas Olson ...
Eddie the Cheese (as Tom Olson)
Mark Hosack ...
Sammy
Melody Deatherage ...
Nurse
Bart Heimburger ...
Clerk
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A tough as nails private investigator (Malone) squares off with gangsters and their thugs to protect a valuable secret. Malone goes through hell to protect the information but he dishes some hell as well...

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Hard to love... Harder to kill.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence throughout, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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25 July 2009 (USA)  »

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The revolver that Malone uses is a Mateba Model 6 Unica, an automatic revolver, one of only a few such models ever produced. See more »

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When Malone takes Frankie the Crooner for a joy ride in the boot of his car - towards the ending of all the spins and donuts where dust goes everywhere - you can clearly see a white Jeep driving off in front of Malone's car for about 15 frames. See more »

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Frankie the Crooner: [from trailer] Suck my Sinatra.
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Malone gives hell, and I like it.
22 May 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

There is much to like about Give 'em Hell Malone. It is a deliciously gorgeous and entertaining comic book noir, which manages to be both exiting and funny. This is the film that Sam Raimi's Darkman could've been if it was a bit smarter.

The plot is a bit convoluted, but you end up not really caring. It is a fun ride, and is also the first time since Deep Blue Sea in which Thomas Jane has actually impressed me. On account of his lack of variety and charisma, Jane is only cut out for soft spoken/slick persona, individualist characters. Mr. Malone qualifies.

It should also be noted that Give 'em hell Malone is occasionally played for laughs. The script throws out a lot of one liners and a few quirks, which helps turn the smile on my face into a giggle. It ain't a terribly long movie, and by the end, you may find yourself exited for more. I guess the makers are exited too because Give 'em Hell Malone ends with a 'To Be Continued'

Hard to know if and when a second part will get the green light any time soon, but I would certainly embrace it. If you can find Give 'em hell Malone, you should check it out.


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