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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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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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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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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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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

The porn video seen at the beginning of the film continues to play on a monitor after the tape has been ejected. See more »

Quotes

Chief Bleeker: These fuckers just committed suicide.
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Referenced in Elektra Luxx (2010) See more »

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Written and Performed by Lisle Engle
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Really entertaining
19 May 2004 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

There are people who say it's sub-Tarantino.But I'm not a QT fan,by a long shot ,and I found this flick quite entertaining.There are enough twists to keep you interested throughout.My favorite is Emma Thompson ,whose playing is very tongue-in- chick :I love the scene when she's reading peacefully her book while eating Chinese food while they are waiting for an important phone call.The title is justified too,but you will understand it only in the last third.

Hats off ,once again to Emma THompson,a first-class actress ,who agrees to play a supporting part and so lets lesser known actors shine a little bit.


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