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A Good Night to Die (2003)

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One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real ... See full summary »

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Craig Singer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Rapaport ... August
Gary Stretch ... Ronnie
Seymour Cassel ... Guy
Robin Givens ... Dana
Debbie Harry ... Madison (as Deborah Harry)
Lainie Kazan ... Diane
Ralph Macchio ... Donnie
James Russo ... Roy
Ally Sheedy ... Marie
Frank Whaley ... Chad
Reg E. Cathey ... Avi
Penelope Fortier Penelope Fortier ... Paige
Joey Dedio ... Petey
Steve Bilich ... Leo
Henry Caplan Henry Caplan ... Maitre' D
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One day in the life of a hit man, Ronnie, who spends it trying to save the life of fellow hit man, August, who he had brought into the business three years ago. August has become a real problem for some of the bosses around town, and Ronnie will soon find out just what his Frankenstein's monster will cost him. Written by Robert Dean Klein

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Rated R for strong violence and sexuality, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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English

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3 May 2003 (USA) See more »

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A Cold Day in August See more »

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Better than average
24 April 2005 | by howardeberSee all my reviews

Much like Pulp Fiction, Singer pulls out great performances from the most unlikely actors (Ralph Macchio & Ally Sheedy in particular). If enough people see the film, it could revive their careers.

Visually intriguing, yet somewhat thin on plot is a way to describe the film. But I found it riveting the first time through.

For people complaining about never seeing anything different, that it's always the same old junk, plot lines, scene set-ups, etc. --- this is a movie to see. If nothing else, it is out of the ordinary.

Without revealing the end, I'd be curious to see what others thought of the end in terms of who ordered which hits? (Be glad to hear from you via e-mail @ howardeber@aol.com).

No it's not a great one, but it is an interesting work from a director who clearly has something to say, and has an unusual way of saying it. Hopefully, we'll be seeing his name on more films in the future. I, for one at least, will be on the lookout for his work.


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