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Keanu (2016)

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When an L.A. drug kingpin's kitten unexpectedly enters the life of two cousins, they will have to go through gangs, hitmen and drug dealers who claim him in order to get him back.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Rell Williams / Oil Dresden
... Clarence Goobril / Smoke Dresden
... Hi-C
... Cheddar
... Trunk
... Bud
... Stitches
... Bacon
... Hulka
... Hannah
... Spencer
... Alexis
Jordyn A. Davis ... Belle
James Yeargain ... Donnie
... Rachel
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Rell's life is changed forever when a cute kitten comes to his door, and he names it Keanu. Unfortunately, one weekend later, Keanu is abducted by persons unknown. Now Rell and his cousin, Clarence, are men on a mission to find Keanu against the odds. Unfortunately, those odds prove to be perilously high as they find Keanu in the care of the ruthless gangster, Cheddar, and he will only part with him for a price. Now for that cute kitten, these two middle class bumblers find themselves neck deep in a dangerous alien world of drugs and gang violence with only their desperate audacity, creativity and sheer dumb luck giving them a chance to survive. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated R for violence, language throughout, drug use and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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29 April 2016 (USA)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,453,224, 1 May 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$20,566,327, 26 June 2016
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There are posters of New Jack City (1991) and Heat (1995) on Cheddar's wall. See more »

Goofs

When the kitten escapes during the action scenes, you'll notice that his tail is upright. That is the sign of a happy cat. If a cat was truly scared, the tail would be low to the ground, and very fluffed up. See more »

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Clarence Goobril: Listen, if you let us go, I might be able to get you into a meeting of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee if they're not in a closed session!
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SPOILER: After the end credits, Oil and Smoke simultaneously revive. See more »

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Spoofs Reservoir Dogs (1992) See more »

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Night Is On My Mind
Written by Oliver Goldstein and Vaughn Oliver
Performed by Oliver
Courtesy of Fool's Gold Records
By arrangement with The Greater Goods Co.
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A Comedy Worth Watching
28 April 2016 | by See all my reviews

This was one of the best comedies that I have seen in some time; that isn't to say you will fall out of your seat laughing - but the laughter was consistent from beginning to end, and that is pretty much the only thing that matters to me when I decide to go see a comedy.

Seeing how this movie was a clear reference to Keanu Reeves "John Wick", at least as far as the marketing is concerned, I thought the movie would be more of a direct spoof of that movie; but it wasn't - it was more so just a general action comedy and I wouldn't even go so far as to call it a "spoof" movie even though they were certainly playing off well known action tropes.

My bottom line: Is this movie worth shelling out the $ to go see in the theater, in my opinion, yes it is. Get some friends and go have some good laughs.


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