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Mercy (1995)

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A couple of people steal the daughter of a famous lawyer. Now they want money to give her back, but it's not just the money they want. They want revenge.

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Richard Shepard

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Richard Shepard
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Rubinstein ... Frank Kramer
Amber Kain Amber Kain ... Ruby
Sam Rockwell ... Matty
Jane Lanier Jane Lanier ... Carol
Novella Nelson ... Angela
Phillip Brock ... Phil Kline
Rhea Silver-Smith Rhea Silver-Smith ... Nicole Kramer
Christopher J. Quinn ... Joey
Kevin Joseph Kevin Joseph ... Livingston
Mark Mullin Mark Mullin ... Mr. Funbags the Clown
Robert Shepard Robert Shepard ... Bartender
Rick Gomez ... Peter
Maura Tierney ... Simonet
Flotilla Debarge Flotilla Debarge ... Transvestite Hooker (as Flotilla DeBarge)
Daniel J. Adkins Daniel J. Adkins ... Wendall
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A couple of people steal the daughter of a famous lawyer. Now they want money to give her back, but it's not just the money they want. They want revenge. Written by Harun Mehmedinovic <pkojovic@ibm.net>

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »

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Competent kidnap drama on a minuscule budget
14 March 2004 | by grahamclarkeSee all my reviews

A film maker who succeeds in holding our attention firmly for the entire length of his movie and causing us to empathize with the characters, is doing something right. If he's done this on a clearly minuscule budget, all the more credit is deserved..

Richard Shepherd's does all this with "Mercy". While it's not unlike many other kidnap dramas, it's executed with a sure hand and nicely played by all. John Rubinstein, not usually a lead actor, does very well in the part.

Sam Rockwell is (yet again!) an incompetent small time criminal and all the other supporting parts are well portrayed.

While extremely competent, ultimately there is not enough here to get too excited about, but Shepherd is a writer/director to watch out for.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Entführung ohne Gnade See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$52,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$2,967

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,967
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Production Co:

Injosho Films LLC See more »
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Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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