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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 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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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

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

Dave Friedman: Well, fuck me sideways.
Sadie Hawkins: what, here?
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Connections

References Pinocchio (1940) See more »

Soundtracks

Not of This World
Written by Peter Case and Ben Vaughn
Performed by The Plimsouls
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A Sleeper, But Great
5 August 2001 | by jwhit67720See all my reviews

I caught this film on a lark, never having heard of it, and not knowing what to expect. It is a very well done plot twister, reminiscent of "Body Heat," and with a great cast of unknown young people, backed up by more established stars like Emma Thompson, Alan Ricker, and Hal Holbrooke. You're never really sure about what is happening until the end.


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