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Release Date: February 25th, 2000

DVD Release Date: August 8th, 2000

R|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Just released from prison, all Rudy Duncan (Ben Affleck) wants is to start a new life with Ashley (Charlize Theron), the girl of his dreams, whom he met through pen pal letters in prison. But between them and happiness stands her crazy brother, Gabriel (Gary Sinise), and his motley crue of deadly criminals who think Rudy has some inside information about a casino where he once had a job -- a casino Gabriel and his short-fused posse plan to take down.

Cast: Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, Charlize Theron, Dennis Farina, James Frain, Donal Logue, Danny Trejo, Isaac Hayes

Director: John Frankenheimer

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Dimension Films

Distributors: Buena Vista Home Video (BVHV)

Ratings & Reviews

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  • It bristles with the brute force he brought to 1986's underrated "52 Pick-Up."

  • The picture, a would-be thriller, is a mechanical exercise from the get-go, one that positively defies suspension of disbelief with each succeeding twist of a plot no one would ever hatch in real life. show more

  • Some movie-goers will be more annoyed than surprised by the finale. show more

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