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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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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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life begins at 3am. See more »

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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

Writer John August was on set every day, and indeed ending up directing some second unit work for Doug Liman. 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

Marcus: I'm not a bathroom attendant!
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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

DVD includes 14 deleted scenes: they consist mostly of alternate takes of existing scenes (for example Ronna and Simon discussing outside the store) and longer versions of scenes featured in the theatrical release (such as the first conversation between Todd Gaines and Claire). Also included, however, is an alternate ending for the Vegas storyline, where Simon and Marcus find out they left Todd's credit card in Vegas and realize that the goons are on their tracks. They barricade themselves in Simon's apartment. Meanwhile Victor and his son are at Todd's apartment and are waiting for Simon. Claire finds Todd's gun and points it at Victor unaware that the gun isn't loaded. After a fight, Todd manages to wrestle the gun out of Victor's hands. Todd goes to Simon's apartment and, after Simon lets him in, punches him in the face. See more »

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Features Telly Savalas: The ABCs of Winning Blackjack (1990) See more »

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O Come All Ye Faithful
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Lyrics by Frederick Oakeley and music by John Reading
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Fun Movie
29 August 2000 | by kclark-7See all my reviews

I liked this movie well enough to watch it twice. I waited 'til it came out on video, but made sure to see it, because it stars Sarah Polley, who I've been a fan of since her "Road to Avonlea" days. This is not a serious movie. It's fun, upbeat, quick, and for those with short attention spans. I liked it. I didn't think it was as incredible as some say, but enjoyable enough to watch it twice. So many people have compared it to Pulp Fiction. Frankly, the only similarity I see between the two, is the "jumping around timelines". Which I like. Good movie to watch, just don't bother trying to analyze it - you won't come up with much.


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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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2.39 : 1
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