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Desert Saints (2002)

The nature of temptation. Banks is a hit man, the best, usually working for Latin American drug cartels. He picks up solitary women, uses them briefly for a job, then kills them. He's in ... See full summary »

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Richard Greenberg

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Richard Greenberg (as Rich Greenberg), Wally Nichols
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brent Roam ... Concierge
Shawn Woods ... Larson
Christopher Bersh Christopher Bersh ... Thug in Black
Kiefer Sutherland ... Arthur Banks
Rachel Ticotin ... Dora
Beth Grant ... Lou
Zach Chapman Zach Chapman ... Officer
Jamey Sheridan ... Agent George Scanlon
Leslie Stefanson ... Agent Donna Marbury
Melora Walters ... Bennie Harper
Buddy Quaid ... Gas Station Attendant
Keith Diamond ... Agent Robinson
Bill Sage ... Agent Davis
Aliza Waksal Aliza Waksal ... Agent McCoy
Alan Gelfant Alan Gelfant ... Byron Sadowski
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Storyline

The nature of temptation. Banks is a hit man, the best, usually working for Latin American drug cartels. He picks up solitary women, uses them briefly for a job, then kills them. He's in the Southwest, headed toward Mexico, when he picks up Bennie, a woman leaving an abusive marriage, going to Paradise, Arizona. The film follows three tracks: Banks's slow recruitment of Bennie, the set-up for the hit at a swank resort in Mexico, and the FBI's close pursuit of Banks, whom they want alive in hopes he'll rat out his bosses. Bennie may not be who she seems, and there may be a chink in Banks's tough-guy armor. Guns, money, and a chance at Paradise... Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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mexico | marriage | set up | fbi | vomiting | See All (98) »

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Crime was his only seduction... Until he met her. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Latin

Release Date:

10 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anthropokynigito stin erimo See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Will Patton was originally going to play the lead. See more »

Goofs

When Banks and Harper get off of the red van, the reflection of the crew is visible. See more »

Quotes

Arthur Banks: Why do you want to know so much about me?
Bennie Harper: How come you answer every question with a question?
Arthur Banks: Because I don't want to answer you.
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References Big (1988) See more »

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Every Promise I Ever Made
Written by Darrell Wayne Perry and Donald Ross Pfrimmer
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Great movie!!!
1 February 2006 | by mack-68See all my reviews

This movie was exceptionally good. It's one that you watch, say, hmmm that was pretty good. Then a month later you're trying to figure out why you only rented it because you realize it was a really good movie, definitely even worth seeing again. Rent: Recommended. Buy... you're going to, just give it time. The action is entertaining, the twists are very entertaining, and you really learn to root for kiefer sutherland's character, so at the end you're going to say "oh hell yes!!" just watch it! i was already a kiefer sutherland fan from the lost boys, and this only helped in me liking his acting, very top-notch in this movie. Why haven't you rented it yet?!!!!


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