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Men with Guns (1997)

Three losers, Eddie, Lucas and Mamet, are sent to collect some debt at a remote farm. But the thugs there are too hard for them, and they are humiliated. They return for revenge, it gets ... See full summary »

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Kari Skogland

Writer:

Lachy Hulme
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donal Logue ... Goldman
Gregory Sporleder ... Richard Lucas
Callum Keith Rennie ... Mamet
Paul Sorvino ... Horace Burke
Max Perlich ... Easy Gary
Joseph Griffin ... Mickey Burke
Derek Ritschel Derek Ritschel ... Kevin Janey
Bill MacDonald Bill MacDonald ... Becker (as William MacDonald)
Janet Kidder ... Crystal
Sabrina Grdevich ... Lucy
Jack Duffy Jack Duffy ... Jimmy
Junior Williams ... Howard
Michael Filipowich ... Francis
Mimi Kuzyk ... Gwen
Billy Otis ... Thug Leader -Marty
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Three losers, Eddie, Lucas and Mamet, are sent to collect some debt at a remote farm. But the thugs there are too hard for them, and they are humiliated. They return for revenge, it gets out of hand, ends with a bloodbath and they are left with a big amount of cocaine. The drugs belong to local mob boss Horace Burke, who sends his son to find them. Cops are also after them. Written by Anonymous

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loser | farm | cocaine | bloodbath | debt | See All (21) »

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong violence, sexuality, language and drug content | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hombres con armas See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Dolby

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Color
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John L'Ecuyer was originally signed to direct. See more »

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Set The Controls For The Heart Of Pelvis
Performed by Barry Adamson with special guest, Jarvis Cocker
Written by Barry Adamson / Jarvis Cocker
P & C Mute Records Ltd. 1996 / Licensed through Warner Special Products
Published by Longitude Music Co. o/b/o Mute Song Limited/ Island Music Limited - Licensed through PolyGram Music International
Jarvis Cocker appears courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
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Classic Crime Flick
14 August 2011 | by sydneyswesternsuburbsSee all my reviews

Director Kari Skogland has created a gem in Men with Guns.

Starring Donal Logue who was also in the classic flick, And the Band Played On 1993 and the classic television series Vikings 2013-2018 and Sons of Anarchy 2008-2014.

Also starring Gregory Sporleder who has also been in other classic flicks, The Crazies 2010, Black Hawk Down 2001, The Rock 1996 and another classic crime flick, True Romance 1993.

Also starring Callum Keith Rennie who has also been in other classic flicks, The Butterfly Effect 2004, eXistenZ 1999 and Timecop 1994.

Also starring Paul Sorvino who has also been in other classic flicks, Romeo + Juliet 1996, Nixon 1995, Goodfellas 1990 and The Panic in Needle Park 1971.

Also starring Max Perlich who has also been in other classic flicks, Georgia 1995, Cliffhanger 1993, Rush 1991 and Drugstore Cowboy 1989.

I enjoyed the violence, sex, drug scenes and cinematography.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic crime flicks, A Dangerous Man 2009, Instinct to Kill 2009, Judgement Night 1993, Marked for Death 1990, Rampage 2009, Under the Gun 1995, Wrong Turn at Tahoe 2009, Badlands 1973, Bitch Slap 2009, Blood Simple 1984, Blue Velvet 1986, Deadbeat at Dawn 1988, Dressed to Kill 1980, Falling Down 1993, Fast Money 1996, Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 1965, The Getaway 1994, Hard Target 1993, Hero Wanted 2008, A History of Violence 2005, The Honeymoon Killers 1969, The Last Boy Scout 1991, The Lost 2006, Made Men 1999, Mission: Impossible III 2006, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol 2011, No Way Home 1996, A Perfect Getaway 2009, Pressure 2002, Rage 1995, Run 1991, Sabotage 1996, Shoot 'Em Up 2007, Sin City 2005, Rumble in the Bronx 1995, The Take 2007, Thursday 1998, True Lies 1994, Walking Tall 1973, The Shearer's Breakfast 2001, Wild at Heart 1990, The Package 2013, The Purge: Anarchy 2014, Marine 4: Moving Target 2015, Rushlights 2013, Killing Salazar 2016, Gone Baby Gone 2007, Mr. Majestyk 1974, 68 Kill 2017, Detour 2016, Barton Fink 1991, The Trial 1962, The Tournament 2009, Very Bad Things 1998, Amateur 1994, The Game 1997, 13 Tzameti 2005, Mission: Impossible - Fallout 2018 and Zero Tolerance 1994.


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