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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
As the attorney for a mobster (Randy Quaid), Charlie Arglist (John Cusack) has access to some not-so-clean money, which he readily embezzles with the help of an associate, Vic (Billy Bob Thornton). On Christmas Eve, the two partners decide to hightail it with the money, but an ice storm sweeping through the area delays their departure. Stuck in town, Charlie visits strip club owner Renata (Connie Nielsen) and lets on about the money. But the longer he stays, the more trouble builds.

Cast: John Cusack , Billy Bob Thornton , Connie Nielsen , Oliver Platt , Randy Quaid , T.J. Jagodowski , Mike Starr , Ned Bellamy

Director: Harold Ramis

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Focus Features

The Ice Harvest (2005)

Release Date: November 23rd, 2005|1 hr. 28 min.

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  • October 16, 2014 gamay9
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    It's a black comedy, not a 'comedy.' ******** not as well done as 'Montenegro' or 'Eraserhead.' I checked the DVD out of the library because I liked Connie Nielsen in 'The Great Raid.' The container read 'sexuality and nudity' so I figured I might see the tall Dane naked, like Nicole Kidman in 'Eyes Wide Shut.' Unfortunately, 'Ice Harvest' only contained strip club nudity, which I don't count, because the stars of the film are not nude. We had sooooo much more nudity in the 70's and 80's, yet women are more promiscuous now than they were back then. What gives?

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