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Very Bad Things (1998)

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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches.

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2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kyle Fisher
... Charles Moore
... Laura Garrety
... Robert Boyd
... Man
... Michael Berkow
... Adam Berkow
... Lois Berkow
... Adam Berkow Jr.
Tyler Cole Malinger ... Timmy Berkow (as Tyler Malinger)
... Tina (as Carla Scott)
... Security Guard
... Cop (as Pancho Demings)
... Suit
Angelo Di Mascio Jr. ... Clerk
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Storyline

A group of friends head to Las Vegas for a bachelor party.. only things go wrong and a woman is killed. Soon, the bodies are piling up and the friends find themselves turning against one another as the coverup builds. Written by Spanner <Spanenr@Aol.com>

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For boys who should know better... See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong, grisly violence, sexuality, drug use and language | See all certifications »

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Malos pensamientos  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,245,853, 29 November 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$9,801,782, 3 January 1999
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Adam Sandler was originally cast as Michael Berkow but dropped out at the last minute to make The Waterboy (1998). Jeremy Piven took the role. See more »

Goofs

The toilet brush and cleanser switch hands back and forth in the very last scene where Laura is screaming in the street. See more »

Quotes

Security Guard: [seeing the mess in the room] What the hell gets into you people?
Robert Boyd: [cheerfully] Drugs and alcohol.
Security Guard: [grins] Well, I got no problem with that.
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Connections

Referenced in V.I.P.: Thunder Val (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Boogaloo in Room 802
(1965)
Written by Jon A. Hart and Melvin Lastie
Performed by Willie Bobo
Courtesy of Verve Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Music
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Gold!
6 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Depressing? Maybe. Disturbing? Certainly. Tasteless? My God, yes. Brilliant? Without a doubt. If one sets aside one's prudish moral beefs with this film, there is no disputing the fact that this motion picture takes total advantage of its medium. The story is well-constructed, the direction is solid, and the performances are impeccable (they finally found a use for Daniel Stern!). And, sure, it's got some graphic violence, and a pinch of gratuitous sex, but in the end, it does have a moral. I'm sorry, but this is easily one of the best films of the 1990's, and I'll personally spit on anyone who says otherwise.


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