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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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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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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

the ultimate speed freak's tale. 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 »

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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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Trivia

Producer Danny Vinik's arm is used in the scene where John Leguizamo's character 'Spider Mike' shoots up methamphetamine. See more »

Goofs

When Ross arrives to The Cook motel room, by the time that Nikki is going to work to the strip club, The Cook is wearing black and white sneakers, then right ahead, after threatening Ross, is wearing cowboy boots. See more »

Quotes

Cookie: You know you better get back here and fuck me you bastard, if you wanted me to come up with any kind of dinner!
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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 »

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References Gummo (1997) See more »

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Fuel for Hatred
Performed by Artist: Satyricon
Written and Arranged by Satyr (as Satyr Wongraven)
From the album "Volcano"
P&C: 2002 EMI Music Norway
Publisher: Kaleidoscope/Tono
Licensed by Courtesy of EMI Music Norway
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Totally Spuned
11 July 2003 | by Darkest_RoseSee all my reviews

Spun is a tale about drugs, sex and addictions. Ross(Jason Schwartzman)who is a speed freak along with Nikki(Brittany Murphy) are introduced to the perfect speed made by "The Cook"(Mickey Rourke). Along with some other speed freaks including dealer Spider Mike(John Leguizamo) and his girl Cookie(Mena Suvari) their addictions will come to some crazy consequences that could affect their entire future. This was a very crazy and wild movie filled with humor and excitement. The performances are excellent by all actors and their characters were very believable. I would give Spun 7.5/10


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