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Fish has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman. The sushi girl seems catatonic, trained to ignore everything in the room, even if things become dangerous. Sure enough, the four unwieldy thieves can't help but open old wounds in an attempt to find their missing loot. Written by Kern Saxton

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Revenge is a dish best served raw.

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, torture, language, nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$750,000 (estimated)
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While eating fugu, Duke says "I cannot see her tonight. I have to give her up. So I will eat fugu." This is, in fact a famous senryu from Japanese poet Yosa Buson, written in the 18th century. See more »

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Right after the car crash, Crow states his arm is broken, yet he's able to catch his glasses with it when they fall off. See more »

Quotes

Duke: Time!
[Max pauses, then whips the sock into Fish's face one more time]
Duke: Max! I said time!
Max: F***! I HATE THIS GAME!
Crow: Aw, now your sock is all wet.
[Max hucks the sock at Crow]
Crow: Well, don't have a hissy fit! Jesus Christ!
Max: Sit on my f***ing fist, you pansy!
Crow: Ha. You wish.
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Awesome
24 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Fish (Noah Hathaway) has spent six years in jail. Six years alone. Six years keeping his mouth shut about the robbery, about the other men involved. The night he is released, the four men he protected with silence celebrate his freedom with a congratulatory dinner. The meal is a lavish array of sushi, served off the naked body of a beautiful young woman.

Look at this cast: Tony Todd, Michael Biehn, Mark Hamill, Jeff Fahey, Sonny Chiba, Danny Trejo. And then we start out with the song "Diamonds Are Forever" -- known from James Bond, but with a very different meaning here.

We have James Duval -- is he all grown up? And we have the sensibility and spiritual feeling of "Reservoir Dogs", one of the all-time greatest heist movies.

I do not even need to write a real review because this movie is just so darn good.


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