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Electric Slide (2014)

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A chronicle of the life of furniture salesman turned bank robber Eddie Dodson.

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Tristan Patterson

Writers:

Timothy Ford (article), Tristan Patterson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Credited cast:
Chloë Sevigny ... Charlotte
Patricia Arquette ... Tina
Constance Wu ... Mika Oh
Susan Park ... Marilyn D
Megalyn Echikunwoke ... Jean
Kate Micucci ... Sue Fellucci
Isabel Lucas ... Pauline
Vinessa Shaw ... Mimi
Christopher Lambert ... Roy Fortune
Jim Sturgess ... Eddie Dodson
James Ransone ... Jan Phillips
Cortney Palm ... Jan's Girl
Rhys Coiro ... Glen the Mormon
Oz Perkins ... Andy Segal
Kendrick Sampson ... Ticket Taker (rumored)
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It's 1983 Los Angeles - beautiful girls, luxurious mansions, glamorous parties and Eddie Dodson, a very hip, very charismatic dealer of high-end antique furniture for the rich and famous. When Eddie meets the cool and aloof Pauline, the attraction is instant and the two live out each other's fast-paced fantasies. That is until Eddie's high-rolling life catches up with him and loan sharks start knocking on his door. To pay off his debts, Eddie and Pauline begin a spree of bank robberies across LA, charming tellers at over 60 banks to hand over the cash. Now the lovers are not only on the run from loan sharks but also have the police hot on their trail. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, some sexual content/nudity and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 April 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assaltos em Cadeia See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Ewan McGregor was originally cast as Eddie Dodson and Carey Mulligan as his girlfriend but after years in development, both dropped out and were replaced by Jim Sturgess and Isabel Lucas. See more »

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Glen the Mormon: If that's a real gun, why is there pink paint splattered on it?
Eddie Dodson: 'Cause I'm a fucking artist, okay?
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Features Breathless (1983) See more »

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Momentary Breakdown
Performed by Lene Lovich
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NO SPOILERS - Beautiful Cast Carries the Show
31 December 2014 | by knoxiiiSee all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie for a number of reasons. The cast had some of my favorites with Patrica Arquette (True Romance), Chloe Sevigny, Vinessa Shaw & a relative newcomer, Isabel Lucas. Isabel was so gorgeous in her role, I found myself asking the age old question, "Who's that girl?". The male lead was a slime ball with good intentions, and he was based on a true character, a biography of sorts.

A cool aspect of the movie is the countdown from 10 to 1 splashed across the screen between vignettes. It is a single story but this effect builds intensity & suspense. The supporting cast was woman after woman, all beautiful. One tip I will gladly share is to turn the volume up because the male lead is consistently mumbling. It could for a number of reasons (to look cool?), but none justified it.

It was a most entertaining movie to be sure. I rate it 7/10 stars because it was interesting which made it engaging which made it memorable. It was an exciting biopic, allowing the viewer to live vicariously through the characters.

Knox D. Alford, III


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