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The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine (2009)

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Charlie Valentine (Raymond J. Barry), notorious crime boss/mobster, attempts to pull one last heist before slipping into "retirement". When the heist goes sour, however, he's forced to go ... See full summary »

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Jesse V. Johnson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond J. Barry ... Charlie Valentine
Michael Weatherly ... Danny Valentine
James Russo ... Rocco
Tom Berenger ... Becker
Steven Bauer ... Ferucci
Maxine Bahns ... Jenny
Valerie Dillman ... Blondie
Keith David ... Sal
Dominiquie Vandenberg ... Dom
Robert Blanche ... Wiseass
Kevin Scott Allen ... Marko
Randy Crowder ... Teddy
Glenn Taranto ... Mob Collector
Anthony Vitale ... Mob Driver
Vernon Wells ... Broad
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Charlie Valentine (Raymond J. Barry), notorious crime boss/mobster, attempts to pull one last heist before slipping into "retirement". When the heist goes sour, however, he's forced to go on the run. Seeking help from his estranged son, Danny (Michael Weatherly), Valentine finds himself teaching his son the tricks of the trade. After an attempted scam on Danny's boss, and with a mobster on his tail, Valentine must decide whether or not he has enough goodness in himself to save his only son...a son who might die thanks to Valentine's mistakes. Written by The Mariah

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, sexual content and pervasive language | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2009 (USA) See more »

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The Hitmen Diaries: Charlie Valentine See more »

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Raymond J. Barry and Tom Berenger also appeared in Born on the Fourth of July (1989) and Training Day (2001). See more »

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Charlie Valentine: It isn't necessarily that I'm immoral of character, I just don't take great stock in the morality of others, that's all.
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Classic Heist Flick
13 August 2011 | by sydneyswesternsuburbsSee all my reviews

Director and writer Jesse V. Johnson who also created other classic flicks, The Butcher 2009, The Fifth Commandment 2008 and Pit Fighter 2005 has created another gem in Charlie Valentine.

Starring Raymond J. Barry who has also been in other classic flicks, Training Day 2001, Dead Man Walking 1995, Falling Down 1993, Rapid Fire 1992, Born on the Fourth of July 1989 and Year of the Dragon 1985.

Also starring Michael Weatherly.

Also starring James Russo who has also been in other classic flicks, Stiletto 2008, No Way Home 1996, My Own Private Idaho 1991, State of Grace 1990 and Once Upon a Time in America 1984.

Also starring Tom Berenger who has also been in other classic flicks, Stiletto also with James Russo, Sniper 2 2002, Training Day 2001, Born on the Fourth of July also with Raymond J. Barry and Platoon 1986.

Also starring Steven Bauer who has also been in other classic flicks, The Beast of War 1988, Scarface 1983 and another Jesse V. Johnson classic flick, Pit Fighter.

Also starring Keith David who has also been in other classic flicks, Transporter 2 2005, Requiem for a Dream 2000, Pitch Black 2000, There's Something About Mary 1998, Armageddon 1998, Marked for Death 1990, Executive Target 1997, Volcano 1997, The Quick and the Dead 1995, Gamer 2009, Platoon also with Tom Berenger, The Thing 1982 and other classic Jesse V. Johnson flicks, The Butcher and The Fifth Commandment.

I enjoyed the violence and shootouts.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic heist flicks, 44 Minutes: The North Hollywood Shoot-Out 2003, Bonnie and Clyde 1967, Bottle Rocket 1996, The Getaway 1972, Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man 1991, The Killing 1956, Killing Zoe 1993, Reservoir Dogs 1992, Den of Thieves 2018, Run Lola Run 1998, Stark Raving Mad 2002, Riders 2002, 3000 Miles to Graceland 2001, and The Town 2010.

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