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A bookie is promoted to Hitman and seemingly excels at his new found job.

Director:

Wallace Wolodarsky (as M. Wallace Wolodarsky)

Writer:

Wallace Wolodarsky (as M. Wallace Wolodarsky)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Priestley ... Cosmo Reif
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Jasmine (as Kimberly Williams)
Peter Riegert ... Steve
Robert Loggia ... Gordon
Jay Kogen Jay Kogen ... John
Janeane Garofalo ... Honey
Josh Charles ... Randy
David Anthony Higgins ... Lance
Doris Grau Doris Grau ... Rose
Anne Carroll Anne Carroll ... Receptionist
Buck McDancer Buck McDancer ... Fleeing Man
Marcos A. Ferraez ... Man with Uzi
Gilbert Rosales Gilbert Rosales ... Man with Briefcase
Jim Turner ... Doctor
Michael J. Fox ... Tim Alexander
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Storyline

Cosmo, an affectless mob bookie who lives in the basement of a retirement home, is promoted to hitman. He learns his new trade from Steve, a seasoned killer. He falls in love with a yoga teacher, Jasmine, and must figure out a way to leave the mob so they can be together. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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Cosmo's planning to get his life in order. He just has to kill a few people first.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some graphic violence, sexual dialogue and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Sangue Frio See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Cosmo Reif: Do you remember talking to me last night?
Steve: No, did I call you?
Cosmo Reif: I called you.
Steve: Oh, good.
Cosmo Reif: You sounded...
Unison: Weird.
Steve: I can get weird at night. It's nothing. You won't say anything to anyone, will you?
Cosmo Reif: No.
Steve: Good man.
[pause]
[...]
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Excellent
29 September 2002 | by scissors1See all my reviews

I saw a trailer for this movie on an old video, and it intrigued me. I

came to IMDB right away to see if it's good, and having the

approval I needed, I started my quest to find it. Luckily there's a

video store in my town that has a lot of the older movies and never

throws them out.

As for the movie, I thought it was great. Cosmo is so emotionless

that his hits are actually funny. And I loved the relationship

between him and the hooker in the retirement home. This is a

truely great movie, and it makes me kinda angry that hardly anyone

will see it.

If you get a chance, RENT THIS MOVIE 9/10


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