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Judas Kiss (1998)

A woman and her lover, who have made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding $4 million ransom. The two ... See full summary »

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Sebastian Gutierrez (screenplay), Sebastian Gutierrez (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carla Gugino ... Coco Chavez
Simon Baker ... Junior Armstrong (as Simon Baker-Denny)
Emma Thompson ... FBI Agent Sadie Hawkins
Alan Rickman ... Detective David Friedman
Gil Bellows ... Lizard Browning
Til Schweiger ... Ruben Rubenbauer
Hal Holbrook ... Senator Rupert Hornbeck
Philip Baker Hall ... Pobby Malavero
Joey Slotnick ... Walters
Greg Wise ... Ben Dyson
Lisa Eichhorn ... Mary-Ellen Floyd
Richard Riehle ... Security Guard
Beverly Hotsprings Beverly Hotsprings ... Space Vixen
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Chief Bleeker
Tom Hodges ... Jake
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Storyline

A woman and her lover, who have made a living by running sex scams at hotels, decide to enter the big time by kidnapping a computer company owner and demanding $4 million ransom. The two hire a tech wizard and a muscle man, who amuses himself by playing Russian roulette. Things go awry during the kidnapping when a neighbor is killed, who turns out to be the wife of a powerful senator. As things develop, it turns out that the murder may not have been as accidental as it originally appeared. Slowly things unveil to not to be everything that was originally thought. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 April 1999 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

El beso de Judas See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

(at around 14 mins) Delivery truck used after kidnapping is changed on the way. Company logo, body color, the horizontal line on the side and shape of fenders all differ. See more »

Quotes

Sadie Hawkins: So fill me in.
Dave Friedman: That remark could be misconstrued as sexual harassment, Agent Hawkins.
Sadie Hawkins: Let's get it out of the way then: you've never worked under a female superior before. I got to where I am by pushing paper and playing nice - I've never actually fired a gun before, I'm only in this job to prove to my father I'm not a coward. I give decent head, so I got promoted before all the worthy candidates, all of them men, all of them equally gifted at fellatio but there was a gender quota to fill. I'm ...
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References Peter Pan (1953) See more »

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Hard To FInd But Worth it
16 April 2007 | by quickasSee all my reviews

Came across this film recently after so long hearing about it. It is an excellent not pretentious movie for people who loves film noir literature and films. Not "camp" but humorous.

GREAT CAST! From the magnificent Carla Gugino and Emma Thompson to German superstar Til Schweiger, this movie is a feast for the eyes. Alan Rickman is very funny as the antagonist of gang. Would love to see spin off movie with this character and Emma Thompson solving cases and arguments between them all the time (much like Tracy and Hepburn, etc.)

Intelligent story, nice twists and scope photography (don't watch unless it is scope because compositions are very rich).

Sexy sexy sexy and very fun time.

Best use of Just Like Heaven by The Cure ever (must see to believe!)

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