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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:
Barry Pepper ... Matty Demaret
Andy Davoli ... Chris Scarpa (as Andrew Davoli)
Seth Green ... Johnny Marbles
Vin Diesel ... Taylor Reese
John Malkovich ... Teddy Deserve
Arthur J. Nascarella ... Billy Clueless (as Arthur Nascarella)
Tom Noonan ... Sheriff Decker
Nicholas Pasco Nicholas Pasco ... Freddy the Watch
Shawn Doyle ... Deputy Ward
Kevin Gage ... Brucker
Dennis Hopper ... Benny Chains
Andrew Francis ... Matty at 13
John Liddle ... Heslep the Barkeep
Kris Lemche ... Decker
Dov Tiefenbach ... 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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How many friends can you trust with your life? See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

New Line

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ajuste de cuentas See more »

Filming Locations:

Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,016,852, 13 October 2002

Gross USA:

$11,715,637

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,806,614
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the two years between when filming wrapped and the movie's release, Daimler-Chrysler (somewhat controversially) cancelled production of the Jeep Cherokee model which actually featured pretty heavily as product placement throughout most of the movie. So by the time the movie came out, you could no longer purchase a new Cherokee. See more »

Goofs

While in the hotel room as Matty and Taylor are watching the hunting show, the ice bucket Taylor is soaking his hand in disappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Teddy Deserve: We'ree gunna get one of the three R's: the roof, the river, or the revolver.
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Alternate Versions

An alternate ending was shot after test audiences disliked the original one. See more »

Connections

References Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

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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* * out of 4.
12 October 2002 | by brandonsites1981See all my reviews

The son (Barry Pepper) of a mobster (Dennis Hopper) and his best friend (Seth Green) lose half a million dollars that they were sent to pick up for Pepper's father. If Pepper is not able to get the money back, his father will be killed. So Pepper sends out for his friends in a desperate search of the money. However, the money is somewhere in a small very southern town and the towns citizens aren't exactly excitied about Pepper and company presence. Routine crime caper offers no surprises and features many situations that just simply don't make any sense and some rather horrid dialogue. Saving it from the pits are performances that are much better then the film deserves.

Rated R; Violence and Profanity.


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