Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang Movie Review 2005

Information and Film Reviews for Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang the Movie

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Making his directorial debut, Black--the screenwriter responsible for such awesome cinematic machismo as "Lethal Weapon" and "Last Boy Scout"--reinvents crime noir with this hilarious riff on hardboiled detective fiction and vapid LA culture. Harry Lockhart (Downey Jr.) is a two-bit thief who stumbles into an acting audition after a robbery gone wrong. The producers fly him to Hollywood where he takes private eye lessons from a gay PI named Perry (Kilmer) and gets embroiled in a complicated conspiracy involving a dead body and a femme fatale from his past (Monaghan). Kilmer and Downey have never been funnier, thanks to Black's sharp-as-a-laser dialogue, and Monaghan is insanely easy on the eyes. Sam Spade never had it this good.

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Not Yet Released

Running time 103 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Action-Comedy, L.A., Private Eyes, Gays, Comedy Mystery, Action-Thriller, Black Comedy
Screenplay
Shane Black
Cast
Robert Downey, Val Kilmer, Michelle Monaghan, Corbin Bernsen, Dash Mihok, Larry Miller, Shannyn Sossamon, Angela Lindvall, Rockmond Dunbar
Cinematography
Michael Barrett
Director
Shane Black
Music
John Ottman
Other
Stephen A. Tibbo, Randall Poster, Jim Page, Erin Cochran, Christopher J. Kristoff, Aaron Osborne
Producer
Joel Silver, Silver Pictures, Warner Bros.

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