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Go (1999)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 9 April 1999 (USA)
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The aftermath of a drug deal as told from three different points of view.

Director:

Doug Liman

Writer:

John August
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5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Katie Holmes ... Claire Montgomery
Sarah Polley ... Ronna Martin
Suzanne Krull ... Stringy Haired Woman
Desmond Askew ... Simon Baines
Nathan Bexton ... Mannie
Robert Peters ... Switterman
Scott Wolf ... Adam
Jay Mohr ... Zack
Timothy Olyphant ... Todd Gaines
Jodi Bianca Wise ... Ballerina Girl
William Fichtner ... Burke
Rita Bland ... Dancing Register Woman
Tony Denman ... Track Suit Guy
Scott Hass Scott Hass ... Raver Dude
Natasha Melnick ... Anorexic Girl
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Storyline

Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life. Written by Vladimir Zelevinsky <vz@alum.mit.edu>

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When the lights go down, the world is yours. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Early in the film: During the attempted drug deal with Bill Fitchner , Scott Wolf and Jay Mohr; Scott Wolf mentions that Traci Lords - the Adult Film Actress - is one of the "promoters" for the rave taking place that evening. Although Traci Lords is not in the film, her and Breckin Meyer share the same birthdays. See more »

Goofs

The phone call between Todd and Simon, in which they talk about the rave and Simon mentions that he knows Claire (who is in the room, as insurance, with Todd), is shown twice. However, they don't coincide with the proper times. When the scene is shown from Todd's perspective, it is night time when he is on the phone with Simon. When the same call is shown from Simon's perspective, it is day time. But Los Angeles and Las Vegas are in the same time zone. See more »

Quotes

Adam: Is it safe to have a radio attached to my balls like this?
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Crazy Credits

The opening logo and tune for Columbia is alternated with stroboscopic flashes from the opening rave scene. See more »

Alternate Versions

A version shown on the USA network for American television included the normal cuts of nudity and profanity. The following scenes are completely cut from the film: Tiny tells the "contact lens story" on the way to Las Vegas; the guys discuss tantric sex in the restaurant (after the scene at the salad bar, the film cuts to the guys arriving at the Riviera in Las Vegas); Simon has sex with the two women and the room catches fire. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #2.11 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Magic Carpet Ride
(Steir's Mix)
Written by John Kay and Rushton Moreve
Produced by Phillip Steir
Performed by Phillip Steir featuring Steppenwolf
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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enough of the "Pulp Fiction" comparrisons!
23 October 2002 | by patrickl-1See all my reviews

This film has traces of Pulp Fiction embedded in it, but it's got a little "Swingers" and other films to it as well. All in all it's an entertaining movie which ends without epiphany for these characters (like .....). This film has multiple stories but does not try to be alternative and cool. It just wants to work! Sarah Polley (whom I never heard of at the time but follow her work now) was great; Katie Holmes wasn't quite Katie Holmes - and that was good; Fichtner's good; but my favorite was Timothy Olyphant who did a kick-ass job of a charasmatic bad-guy (it was hard not to hate him by the end). I've read the other comments and these people just take this thing TOO seriously! It's not the movie of 1999, it's not "Pulp Fiction", it's just "Go". I have this movie on DVD and heard Doug Linman's commentary: he sounds like he had a lot of fun making this. I had a killer time watching this. I guess if I came in with different expectations I would've hated it like everyone else on this site!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 April 1999 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,706,795, 11 April 1999

Gross USA:

$16,943,454

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$28,451,622
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Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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