• Bound (1996)

Bound

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: November 12th, 1997

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Sparks fly when Violet (Jennifer Tilly) sets eyes on Corky (Gina Gershon) in an elevator. Violet is the girlfriend of a violent gangster, Caesar (Joe Pantoliano), while Corky is fresh out of prison and doing renovations on the apartment next door. As the two women launch into a passionate love affair, they assemble an intricate plan for Violet to escape from Caesar, with two million dollars of the mob's money -- but the important part is to make it out alive.

Cast: Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joe Pantoliano, Barry Kivel, Christopher Meloni, John P. Ryan, Peter Spellos, Allen Smithee

Director: Lilly Wachowski , Lana Wachowski

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Dino De Laurentiis Productions

Keywords: Tense, Girlfriend, Escape, 1990s, Forbidden love, Underdog, Transformation, Love triangle

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    It's pure cinema, spread over several genres. It's a caper movie, a gangster movie, a sex movie and a slapstick comedy. show more

  • 88
    TV Guide Magazine

    The result is flashy -- first-time directors Larry and Andy Wachowski never miss an opportunity to show us red, red drops of blood against brilliant white -- but pretty good fun, especially if the thought of Tilly in a succession of thigh-high bandage dresses makes you sweat. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    It's a complex, satisfying piece of entertainment, a succession of unexpected, outrageous scenes. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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