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Sadie's death propels an ex basketball champion, a deaf beauty, an addict, and an aspiring actress into an unlikely romance and a desperate quest to appease drug lord William Spinks.

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Drug lord William Spinks has a curious obsession with Sadie Hill and uses family friends Bobby and Frank to get to her. But when Sadie's death jeopardizes a major deal, Bobby and Frank set out to find a replacement, a lookalike to fool Spinks. The shady plan propels an ex-basketball champion, a deaf beauty, an addict, and an aspiring actress into an unlikely romance and a desperate quest to start over. Written by Anonymous

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Quirky B-Movie with a Good Story and a Bevy of Hotties
3 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Somewhat Gritty and Sometimes Amusing Off-Beat Little Crime Story About Drug Dealers and Assorted Hotties. Many Familiar Faces Can Be Seen in This Underrated Movie with Many a Quirk and a Complicated Plot of Misdirection and Coincidental, but Important Situations.

It's Got Enough Violence and Underworld Middle-Level Drug Stuff to be Sleazy, It's Set in New Orleans, to be Worth a Watch. Nothing Here is New in the Genre but it Tries Hard to Include Characters with Expected and Not So Expected Human Flaws.

Justin Long was Outstanding in Tusk (2014 Directed by Kevin Smith) and is Fine as the Nucleus of the Story and the Women Here are All Smokin Hot and that Adds to the Attraction.

The Film's Aloof Manner Keeps This From the Neo-Noir Genre Although it Contains Some Elements. Nothing Memorable, but is a Good B-Movie and the Cast and Some Style Make This a Good Pick When Slumming.


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