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R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
Detective Rick Santoro (Nicolas Cage) has never played by the rules. When he attends a high-profile boxing match with his friend Navy Cmdr. Kevin Dunne (Gary Sinise), as well as Defense Secretary Kirkland (Joel Fabiani), he witnesses a terrorist assassinate Kirkland. Despite a lockdown on the arena, key witness Julia Costello (Carla Gugino) escapes -- and Santoro begins to suspect Kirkland's death is part of a much larger conspiracy that involves boxing rivals and a beautiful stranger.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Gary Sinise , John Heard , Carla Gugino , Stan Shaw , Kevin Dunn , Michael Rispoli , Joel Fabiani

Director: Brian De Palma

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Buena Vista International [us], Touchstone Home Video, Paramount Pictures

Snake Eyes (1998)

Release Date: August 7th, 1998|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • De Palma seems to be trying too hard to make somebody else's great movie, once again an Alfred Hitchcock movie. Would someone please tell this guy to relax? show more

  • Snake Eyes sports some of the most breathtaking filmmaking of De Palma's career -- and Nicolas Cage is the one actor who cannot be upstaged by it. [18 September 1998, p. 11E] show more

  • A dicey thriller visually, De Palma kicks off the movie on quite a roll, but the story craps out. [7 August 1998, p. 57] show more

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