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Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)

Not Rated | | Action, Comedy | 16 June 2017 (USA)
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A Los Angeles detective seeks out the ruthless gang that stole his dog.

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Mark Cullen
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bruce Willis ... Steve Ford
John Goodman ... Dave
Jason Momoa ... Spider
Emily Robinson ... Taylor
Jessica Gomes ... Nola
Kaleti Williams ... Manu
Myles Humphus ... Tui
Famke Janssen ... Katey
Thomas Middleditch ... John (as Thomas Middeditch)
Maurice Compte ... Oscar
Stephanie Sigman ... Lupe
Adrian Martinez ... Tino
Ken Davitian ... Yuri
Victor Ortiz ... Chewy
Adam Goldberg ... Lew the Jew
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Steve Ford (Bruce Willis) is a down but not out L.A based Private Investigator whose professional and personal worlds collide after his loving pet Buddy is stolen by a notorious gang. A series of crazy circumstances find him doing the gang's bidding, while being chased by two vengeful Samoan brothers, a loan shark's goons, and a few other shady characters. They say a dog is a man's best friend, and Steve shows how far a man will go to be reunited with him. Written by https://teaser-trailer.com

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Never mess with a man's dog See more »

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Action | Comedy

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Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Detective Comedy See more »

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Famke Janssen's first brush with co-star Bruce Willis occurred when he asked her to audition for Hudson Hawk (1991) after having seen her in a "Pantene" hair product commercial. She failed the audition. See more »

Goofs

Jason Momoa's character is listed in the credits as "Spider". In the movie they repeat several times that his name is spelled with a "y". See more »

Quotes

Spider: I want my shit back!
Steve Ford: I want my dog back.
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Crazy Credits

In the middle of the credits, there is a small cut-scene where John (Thomas Middleditch) tries to free himself by rocking the chair that he's tied to but instead falls down. See more »

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References Easy Rider (1969) See more »

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Mariachi Bar
Written and Performed by Damon Criswell (BMI)
Published by Psychedelic Records Publishing (BMI)
© Psychedelic Records
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Awful
4 October 2018 | by simonwallisSee all my reviews

You have to wonder where the Bruce of 12 monkeys,Unbreakable,sixth sense,sin city to name a few, has gone. This is truly awful,not sure if a vanity project or something just thrown together at the last minute. Can't think of a single reason anyone else should have to suffer this,I've done it for you. Wise cracking guy loses his dog to a drug dealer,has to get said drug dealers stolen drugs back to get dog back. Various other characters involved,one being Bruce's junior PI partner/trainee who is also the films annoying narrator. That's basically the plot,I like some of Willis's work,every now and then he plays a blinder,this isn't one of those times.


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