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Spun (2002)

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A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

Director:

Jonas Åkerlund

Writers:

Will De Los Santos (screenplay), Creighton Vero (screenplay)
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2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Schwartzman ... Ross
Mickey Rourke ... The Cook
Brittany Murphy ... Nikki
John Leguizamo ... Spider Mike
Patrick Fugit ... Frisbee
Mena Suvari ... Cookie
Chloe Hunter Chloe Hunter ... April Love
Elisa Bocanegra ... Giggles
Julia Mendoza Julia Mendoza ... La Sadgirl
China Chow ... Escort
Nicholas Gonzalez ... Angel
Debbie Harry ... Neighbor (as Deborah Harry)
Josh Peck ... Fat Boy
Charlotte Ayanna ... Amy
Eric Roberts ... The Man
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Storyline

A drug dealer introduces one of his customers, a 'speed freak', to the man who runs the meth lab. A crazy three-day adventure ensues.

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Taglines:

Algunos viven a otro ritmo... (Some live at a different pace...) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content, strong sexuality, language and some violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Brink Films- (us)

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2003 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

The Cook See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,160, 16 March 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$410,241, 18 May 2003
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The initials "D.H." painted on the house are for co-producer David Hillary. See more »

Goofs

When Ross and The Cook go to the truck stop to pick up "ingredients", they run the car into a sign bending it backwards. When they leave the truck stop, the sign is straight again. See more »

Quotes

Escort: What are you looking at?
Nikki: Your fucking whore bitch face, bitch!
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In the Opening Credits, Each character has his or her own logo See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated DVD contains footage deleted to avoid an "NC-17" rating. See more »

Connections

References Requiem for a Dream (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Walk Like a Motherfucker
Written by Ginger Wildheart (as Walls), Conny Bloom (as Blomqvist), Jon Poole (as Poole), Tomas Broman (as Broman)
Performed by Silverginger 5
Courtesy of Infernal Records
Under license of Copyright Control
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A Oscar worthy movie, no doubt
23 October 2007 | by Firecracka_NFBSee all my reviews

This happens to be my favorite movie of all time. A lot of people misunderstand this movie when they watch it. YES, the movie does not have a real point, but it does show you how the speed life is. This movie does a great job portraying that, better than any movie i've seen. You could categorize this movie as educational if you wanted. If you know anybody on speed and you you want to know how it's like, watch this and you'll get the picture. This is the best movie in drug cinema. There need to be more films like this.

It also has a great cast. I'm surprised and disappointed to see this movie never got to the mainstream. I guess people shy from the truth.


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