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A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper. A simple job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead.

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Ned Cruz
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Frizer
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Poley
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Julie Kestral / Lexie Persimmon
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Skeres
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Fay Neman
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Niels Geck
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Drummer
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Zooey Wigner
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Anton 'The Pro' Protopov
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A private detective is hired to find a missing stripper but the job turns complicated when everyone he questions ends up dead. From the mean streets of Los Angeles to the desolate desert of New Mexico, Cruz must contend with a brutal Russian Boxer, three brash LAPD detectives, an aged billionaire looking for the Big Bang, and the billionaire's stunningly gorgeous wife. The solution to the mystery will cost ten lives, net $30 million and just might explain - well - everything. Written by Anonymous

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The search for the ultimate missing person ends... at the beginning of time. See more »


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

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3 February 2011 (Bahrain)  »

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$17,000,000 (estimated)
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Tony Krantz asked Johnny Marr to do the music score after listening to his solo record 'Boomslang' (2003). See more »

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Simon Kestral: 27 hours, I'm gonna find something that theoretically should exist but no one has ever seen.
Ned Cruz: Funny. This is exactly what I'm looking for.
Simon Kestral: You know why?
Ned Cruz: Yes, because I'm a private detective and I've been hired to.
Simon Kestral: Because I already know why we're here. I knew it the first time I dropped acid.
Ned Cruz: Really? When was the last time?
Simon Kestral: We are sentient beings, evolved in an infinite universe. An infinite extrapolation of our evolution is to become Gods ourselves. You dig?
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A whole lot of fun if you just pay attention
18 January 2011 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

Some very good acting (especially from Sam Elliot), an unusual script filled with sometimes strangely funny references to cosmological and particle physics, and a jazzy style of direction lead to an inexpensive, yet engaging "private detective" story. Antonio Banderas' Latin, fish-out-of-water accent (the detective) initially seems odd for such an iconic American role, but in short order, it just blends-in with the many other off-center characters and events that populate the film.

It's flaws are irrelevant and understandable considering its limited budget and shooting schedule; it's a refreshing hour and a half of entertaining stuff that smartly never takes itself too seriously.


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