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Killing Zoe (1993)

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Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl, he spends a night on the town with his dangerous friends. They all ... See full summary »

Director:

Roger Avary

Writer:

Roger Avary
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Zed
Martin Raymond Martin Raymond ... Cab Driver
Eric Pascal Chaltiel Eric Pascal Chaltiel ... Bellboy
Julie Delpy ... Zoe
Jean-Hugues Anglade ... Eric
Gary Kemp ... Oliver
Salvator Xuereb ... Claude
Bruce Ramsay ... Ricardo
Tai Thai ... Francois
Kario Salem ... Jean
Elise Renee Elise Renee ... Patchoo (as Elise Renée)
Cecilia Peck ... Martina
Ron Jeremy ... Concierge (as Ron Jeremy Hyatt)
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi ... Bank Manager (as Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi)
Gérard Bonn Gérard Bonn ... Assistant Bank Manager (as Gerard Bonn)
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Storyline

Zed has only just arrived in the beautiful Paris and already he's up to no good. Having just slept with a call girl, he spends a night on the town with his dangerous friends. They all decide to rob a bank the following day. There's only one problem: Zed's call-girl, Zoe, just happens to work at the bank which is to be robbed! Written by Michael Feller <reb@magna.com.au>

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Taglines:

We go in. We get what we want. We come out.

Genres:

Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language, plentiful drug use and a sex scene | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

France | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

September 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crack Brain See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$418,953
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (director's cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tom Savini did the makeup effects as a favor to Roger Avary. The burn effects on the bank guard done using only Vaseline, paint, and toilet paper. See more »

Goofs

As they enter the jazz club on the night before the heist, a Dixieland band is heard and seen playing, but the drummer is obviously not touching the drums with the drum sticks. See more »

Quotes

Oliver: I want to retire in South America. I hear that's where the drugs come from.
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Crazy Credits

The characters, events and institutions depicted in this motion picture are fictional. Any similarity to actual persons or junkies, living or dead, is purely coincidental. See more »

Alternate Versions

German TV-Version is cut for violence and is rated "not under 16" See more »

Connections

References The Prisoner: A. B. and C. (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

La Chansonnette
Music by Philippe-Gérard
Lyrics by Jean Dréjac
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User Reviews

KILLING ZOE: not your usual trendy pap
18 October 1998 | by JOE-58See all my reviews

Much hated by Tarantino-lovin' geeks who often haven't even bothered to see it, KILLING ZOE is a nasty and hilarious gem, lacking much of Quentin's trademark video clerk snottines n' know-it-all nerdy attitude. Combining elements of old French noir flicks with a true nihilistic slant, Avary's flick is a true avant-pop classic.


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