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Kounterfeit (1996)

Seasoned ex-criminal is drawn into counterfeit money deal that turns into shooting spree. During the incident, undercover cop was killed and his sister is determined to find the killers.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gil Bernardy ... Counterfeiter
... Marty Hopkins
... Vic
Bobbie Brown ... Dancer
... Tommy 'Hopscotch' Hopkins
... Frankie
... Bridgette
... Contact #1
... Paco / Danny
... Colleen
Brad James ... Contact #2
... Captain Evans
Melissa Scott ... Ivana
... Lisa
Rachelle Whaley ... Rachelle
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Seasoned ex-criminal is drawn into counterfeit money deal that turns into shooting spree. During the incident, undercover cop was killed and his sister is determined to find the killers. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

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Money can buy anything...even murder.

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Action | Crime | Thriller

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24 March 1997 (Germany)  »

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'Ben Foster''s debut film. See more »

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For Their Sins
Written by Ron Wasserman and Jim Cushinery
Performed by The Wigs
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The worst movie to come out that year. . .or any other year.
25 July 2014 | by See all my reviews

I am not sure exactly what constitutes a spoiler on this site, whether it is giving away key plot points, describing scenes in precise detail or giving away the ending but I really don't care at this point either. I have always known I had a unique destiny, that someday the people of Earth would need me, and if I can save even one soul from experiencing the pain of this pointless cinematic purgatory I will bear my blacklisted fate with stoic dignity and count my time on this planet as having been worthwhile.

This movie strings along bad clichés like so many Christmas lights employed in an excessive display of holiday cheer. The only one it may have missed was a saxophone solo. After a lead in, the credits and a conversation which serves no other purpose than to provide clumsy exposition and insultingly unsubtle set up is gun play which could have only been choreographed by special needs children with very little concern with their appointed task. The firefight takes place in what looks to be a twenty foot by ten room which is drawn out long enough to ensure you cannot miss how little sense it makes even as it is being depicted. Follow the trajectory of the guns you can see, note the proximity the bodies lie in, count the eleventy billion shots you hear traded between the men even after they have died. . .and if after having gazed deep within this abyss, this aborted mass, of poor writing, bad acting and worse directing, you can find the strength to continue watching this ill conceived excuse for cinema, ask yourself this question:

Why


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