A comedy about a veteran NYPD cop whose rare baseball card is stolen. Since it's his only hope to pay for his daughter's upcoming wedding, he recruits his partner to track down the thief, a memorabilia-obsessed gangster.
Juan Carlos Hernández
After her ex-husband Carlos shoots Celeste three times in the gut, it's time to play dirty. In the fight for her godson, Rob, she hires three outlawed and redneck brothers to bring him back to her. But nothing can be that simple in the South. What begins as a small rescue mission rises to a southern battle royal. This odd team must shoot their way through gorgeous female assassins, Native American hunters, Federal agents, and a whole lot of metal coming after them, while protecting Celeste's innocent child. Written by
LLeju Productions and Films
'Smokey And The Bandit' Meets 'From Dusk Til Dawn'
I really didn't expect much of this going in, the poster looked cheap, & the two biggest names on it (Billy Bob Thornton & Eva Longoria) turn out to have two of the weakest roles in it, the story mainly being concerned with the Oodie brothers, three lovable outlaw rednecks who make what living they can shooting people in the face. It's very, very funny, & occasionally oddly moving, with gleefully over-the-top cartoon violence aplenty.
It would be hard to sum up the delightful chemistry the three brothers & the film itself manage to get going but I can't help think this is the kind of thing Tarantino would have come up with had he been put in charge of 'The Dukes Of Hazzard'. The film most like it I've seen lately is the woefully undervalued 'Machete', & if you like that charmingly absurd phantasmagoria, you'll almost certainly like this.
The best way to describe it would maybe be 'Smokey & The Bandit' meets 'From Dusk Til Dawn'. Or perhaps 'Way Of The Gun' meets 'The Beverly Hillbillies'? I don't know, but either way, this movie is one hell of a ride & a whole lot of fun.
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