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Crime Spree (2003)

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A French gang of thieves flies over to Chicago for a one time job. However, things seem to get out of hand soon.

Director:

Brad Mirman

Writer:

Brad Mirman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gérard Depardieu ... Daniel Foray
Harvey Keitel ... Frankie Zammeti
Johnny Hallyday ... Marcel Burot
Renaud ... Zero
Saïd Taghmaoui ... Sami
Stéphane Freiss ... Julien Labesse
Shawn Lawrence ... Agent Pogue
Albert Dray Albert Dray ... Raymond Gayet
Joanne Kelly ... Sophie Nicols
Richard Bohringer ... Bastaldi
Abe Vigoda ... Angelo Giancarlo
Gino Marrocco Gino Marrocco ... Joey Two Tons
Sal Figliomeni Sal Figliomeni ... Nicky The Rake
Diego Chambers Diego Chambers ... Raphael
Carlos Diaz ... Hector
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Storyline

An out-of-town heist becomes a nightmare for a crew of French burglars when they mistakenly rob the head of the Chicago mafia. Unaccustomed to the ways of the American underworld, it is not long before they have the mafia, the FBI and a couple of street gangs on their backs as they attempt to make their way back to Paris. Written by Vincent Reed

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Wiseguys. Not smart guys. See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Marcel and Zero are respectively played by Johnny Hallyday and Renaud, two of the most famous French rock singers. In the scene where the two are fighting to decide which radio station they'll listen to, they each want to listen to their own song, Marcel wants to listen to some Johnny Hallyday, and Zero wants to listen to some Renaud. See more »

Goofs

After Frankie Zammeti throws the spaghetti, the remaining spaghetti on the plate changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Zammeti: So, I understand Maranzano is interested in one of our properties?
Bobby: Yeah. That warehouse over on Merchant Street. The volume on our import business has risen dramatically. The proceeds this quarter will be supernumerary due to the...
Zammeti: ...super what?
Bobby: Supernumerary. It means better than expected.
Zammeti: Then why not just fuckin' say better than expected? Everybody knows what better than expected means.
Bobby: I'm taking a vocabulary course to enhance my communication skills.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes run during the end credits. See more »

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Features Judge Judy (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Danke Schoen
Written by Bert Kaempfert, Kurt Schwabach & Milton Gabler (as Milt Gabler)
Performed by Wayne Newton
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Exceeding Expectations
3 August 2004 | by FugiSee all my reviews

I have to say I've been a frequent visitor of the IMDb and I cannot believe some of the comments said about this movie. Rather than judging this movie by how funny it was, they try and find little problems that they can come and complain about. I honestly feel this was a good movie. There was many bad movies made in Canada, but this is not one of them. Maybe it was because I didn't expect much, but I laughed really hard and have been talking about this movie for quite some time now. It far exceeded my expectations, therefore, for those who want to watch a good and funny movie, I definitely recommend it. I gave it an 8 out of 10. And for those who gave this movie a below 6 rating, I think you should alter your way of rating a movie.


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Official Sites:

Hannibal Pictures

Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

16 April 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Wanted See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,451,607
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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