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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kyra Sedgwick ... Claire Kelsky
Stanley Tucci ... Nicholas 'Nick' Roth
Robin Tunney ... Kitty
Robbie Coltrane ... The Boss
John Ritter ... Dr. Wexler
Ethan Embry ... Jimmy
Philip Seymour Hoffman ... Duncan
Mark Boone Junior ... Stykes
Jerry Grayson ... Benny
Paul Calderon ... Boulez
Ajay Naidu ... Ives
Karl Geary ... Bosch
Alan Manson Alan Manson ... Paul
Raynor Scheine ... Fuller
Richard Zobel Richard Zobel ... Simms
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Claire is a tough gang member that has to find the Boss' mistress, Kitty, who ran away from him. She is accompanied by Boss' trigger-happy son Jimmy. Claire's colleague gangster Nick is terminally ill and cancer starts to take over him. Written by Anonymous

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Never underestimate the power of a woman See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for strong and bloody violence, language and brief sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikai bérgyilkosnő See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Stanley Tucci and Philip Seymour Hoffman would later star in several films of "The Hunger Games" franchise. See more »

Quotes

[the Boss casually takes the gun from his son Jimmy's hand]
The Boss: Know anything about last night?
Jimmy: [surprised] I love you, dad.
The Boss: [playfully] I love you too, Jimmy.
[the Boss punches Jimmy viciously in the eye, knocking him to the ground]
The Boss: [screaming] Didja do it! Didja!
Jimmy: No!
The Boss: [calmly] Well, that's good. That's good, Jimmy.
[pause]
The Boss: Go pour yourself a shot of bourbon, you took that one like a man.
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References Happy Days (1974) See more »

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The Tarantino curse
11 March 2006 | by fordhimSee all my reviews

It seems nobody could make a crime movie between 1994 and 2000 without being accused of copying Quentin Tarantino. Granted, his movies are great, but scoffing at any movie that has an ensemble cast of decent actors in a story that involves guns and money is just robbing yourself of entertainment. I admit there are a lot of copycat movies out there and some are really crappy, but you have to judge each one on it's own merit. I consider Montana and Things to do in Denver when you're dead to be two great exceptions. They're just too damn fun to watch for me to be so critical of them. Maybe that's just me though. I try to find things that mean something to me in every movie I watch.

I love Tarantino as much as the next guy, but how can you not enjoy Kyra Sedgewick beating and shooting people. You just don't see that everyday.


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