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Knockaround Guys (2001)

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The wannabe sons of mobsters go to a remote town in the Midwest, and get themselves into more trouble than anyone could anticipate.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Matty Demaret
... Chris Scarpa (as Andrew Davoli)
... Johnny Marbles
... Taylor Reese
... Teddy Deserve
... Billy Clueless (as Arthur Nascarella)
... Sheriff Decker
Nicholas Pasco ... Freddy the Watch
... Deputy Ward
... Brucker
... Benny Chains
... Matty at 13
... Heslep the Barkeep
... Decker
... Teeze
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Storyline

The four sons (Diesel, Green, Pepper, Davoli) of major Brooklyn mobsters have to team up to retrieve a bag of cash in a small Montana town ruled by a corrupt sheriff. Specifically, the story gets started when Matt Demaret (Pepper) goes on a job to deliver the money for his mob father (Hopper) on the advice of his uncle (Malkovich). Things don't go as planned though... Written by Ryan McIntosh

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This October, Get Knockedaround See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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

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11 October 2002 (USA)  »

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Ajuste de cuentas  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,016,852, 13 October 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,632,420, 10 November 2002
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Although production wrapped in late 1999, the movie sat on the shelf for two years, before it was finally released. See more »

Goofs

Teddy tosses young Matty a dime and tells him to make a call. Local Payphone calls were 25 cents in 1987. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Marbles: Yeah, cause you wouldn't wanna misplace your cow or anything.
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Features Jimmy Houston OutDoors (1990) See more »

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Living with the Law
Written by Chris Whitley
Performed by Chris Whitley
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By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Vin speaks
14 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Greetings again from the darkness. After seeing a few of the chick flicks that are currently dominating the cinema, I was looking forward to a little testosterone. Relative newcomers Brian Koppelman and David Levien co-wrote and co-directed this little mob film. Barry Pepper ("Saving Private Ryan" and "61") does an admirable job in his first attempt at carrying a movie. He does get some nice assistance from Seth Green ("Austin Powers" movies) and Vin Diesel, Tom Noonan, Dennis Hopper and John Malkovich. Vin Diesel is surprisingly impressive in the second half of the film where he actually gets to act. Tom Noonan ("Manhunter") provides another creepy character for his resume. Dennis Hopper has very little screen time, and thankfully, the directors keep his close-ups to a minimum. John Malkovich provides some veteran acting stability, but at times, seems to dare Pepper to stay in the shot with him. Overall, interesting, though simple, story that supposedly addresses the lack of loyalty among friends - even in the mob world.


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