Suicide Kings Movie Review 1997

Information and Film Reviews for Suicide Kings the Movie

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When the sister of one of four prep school friends is kidnapped, the guys decide to take retired mobster Charlie Barrett (Walken) hostage so he'll help them. The wanna-be "Reservoir Pups" lose control almost as soon as the caper begins, and the savvy Barrett takes advantage to turn his captors against each other with news that the girl's abduction may have been an inside job. Maze of a plot, which wanders into "Usual Suspects" is-this-all-real? territory, does nothing to help any of the young actors, who are clearly overmatched by Walken. Not much here for anyone except fans of Walken's patented Gangster Cool.

Distribution

Artisan Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Ste. 200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3730, URL: http://www.artisanent.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 106 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Black Comedy, Disorganized Crime, Kidnapped!, Scams, Stings & Cons, Drug Use & Abuse, Adapted from a Story
Screenplay
Josh McKinney, Gina Goldman, Wayne Rice
Cast
Louis Lombardi, Christopher Walken, Jay Mohr, Henry Thomas, Sean Patrick Flanery, Denis Leary, Jeremy Sisto, Johnny Galecki, Cliff DeYoung, Laura San Giacomo, Laura Harris
Cinematography
Christopher Baffa
Director
Peter O'Fallon
Music
Graeme Revell, Tim Simonec
Producer
Morrie Eisenman, LIVE Entertainment

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