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Zyzzyx Rd (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 24 February 2006 (USA)
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The family man accountant Grant travels to Las Vegas and meets the lascivious "Lolita" Marissa in a casino. While in the motel with Marissa, her violent ex-boyfriend Joey surprises them on ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Leo Grillo ... Grant
Katherine Heigl ... Marissa
Tom Sizemore ... Joey
Rickey Medlocke ... Meth Maker
Yorlin Madera Yorlin Madera ... Truck Driver
Meguire Grillo Meguire Grillo ... Natalie
Di Koob ... Roulette Dealer
Nancy Linari ... Voice of Brenda (voice)
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Storyline

The family man accountant Grant travels to Las Vegas and meets the lascivious "Lolita" Marissa in a casino. While in the motel with Marissa, her violent ex-boyfriend Joey surprises them on the bed, hits Grant on the head, but he kills Joey. Grant brings Joey's body to bury in the desert Zyzzyx Road, but after digging a grave, he finds that the body is missing in the trunk of his car. Grant chases Joey with a shovel in the desert, and when he finds the man hidden in a abandoned mine, Joey discloses a secret about Marissa. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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What happens in Vegas, gets buried on Zyzzyx Road.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Zyzzyx Rd. See more »

Filming Locations:

Mojave, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$20, 26 February 2006

Gross USA:

$30
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Zyzzyx LLC See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The film's very limited release was a technical necessity to comply with Screen Actors Guild's regulations. See more »

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Not a bad flick
17 June 2008 | by Cre8iveoneSee all my reviews

I'll go with 5 on this one, I don't think it's that bad of a watch, though it did lose me here and there and some of the flash-forwards and backwards threw me off in the way they're cut together. I do agree with others that this is a different role for Heigl and she doesn't do too bad at it. I'm not sure if she would take that as a compliment given the role, but I love seeing the diversity and you have to start somewhere, right :)? Why not Zyzzyx Rd? I guess I'm a little thrown by the different spellings of the road, since I believe the "other film" Zzyzx actually has it correct, which if that's the case, I'm not sure why they spelled the title of this film as they did. There's also the fact that the 2 apparently came out the same year. Nevertheless, this wasn't a bad watch and I would suggest it to folks who like the Horror/Suspense/Thriller thing.


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