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Love and Action in Chicago (1999)

Eddie Jones is an agent with the U.S. State Department's elite Eliminator Corps. He eliminates people the government doesn't want around. Eddie also needs to change his life.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Courtney B. Vance ... Eddie Jones
Regina King ... Lois Newton
Jason Alexander ... Frank Bonner
Kathleen Turner ... Middleman
Edward Asner ... Taylor
Robert Breuler ... Oli
Michael Gilio Michael Gilio ... Martin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Basulto David Basulto ... Bob
Mindy Bell Mindy Bell ... Secretary
JoBe Cerny JoBe Cerny ... Mr. Jensen
Kyla Cheyne Kyla Cheyne ... Screaming Woman
Mark Finney ... Parishioner
Cliff Frazier Cliff Frazier ... Carby (as Clifford T. Frazier)
Micah Ginn Micah Ginn ... Homeless Man
Danny Gold ... Chauffer
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Storyline

Eddie Jones is a hitman, working for U. S. Government. He eliminates persons that the government has problem or does not like. He is 'working' a lot and saving some money for his retirement. Good and faithful catholic, he has not had sex for three years. While confessing, he tries to bargain his murders by his celibate with God. His boss is "Middleman", who likes him and decides to arrange a date for Eddie. She orders Eddie to meet Lois Newton in a restaurant, and after a lot of confusion and misunderstandings, mainly due to Eddie's profession, they fall in love with each other. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Working for the government is murder.


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

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 2002 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Amor y acción en Chicago See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Outstanding!!!
19 August 2010 | by brian-623See all my reviews

by Cain (Jan 19, 2009) I just loved this movie. It made me truly believe in that one great love. Regina and Courtney were wonderful actors in this outstanding movie. An "A" cast in a very good comedy. Courtney B. Vance and Regina King are two of the most underrated actors around. It was great to see them shine together in lead roles. And love Jason Alexander, Kathleen Turner and Ed Asner, very cool. This film didn't get a theatrical release and I'm very surprised because it contained a lot of elements that a small but intriguing African-American lead film aspires to. Every time this one plays on HBO I watch. Really great film. Thanks so much.


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