Kiss of Death

April 21st, 1995







Advertisments





more trailers Kiss of Death

Still of Nicolas Cage and David Caruso in Kiss of DeathStill of Nicolas Cage and David Caruso in Kiss of DeathStill of Samuel L. Jackson and David Caruso in Kiss of Death

Plot
A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster.

Release Year: 1995

Rating: 5.9/10 (9,303 voted)

Director: Barbet Schroeder

Stars: David Caruso, Samuel L. Jackson, Nicolas Cage

Storyline
Jimmy Kilmartin's an ex-con who's trying to go straight. But he can't say no to a quick driving job because his so called friend's life is threatened. The job is for Little Junior Brown, a violent and powerful villain. When things go wrong, Jimmy is left to do the time, and his whole life is turned upside-down, but if that wasn't enough, the cops won't leave Jimmy alone when he gets out... They want 'Little Junior'

Writers: Eleazar Lipsky, Ben Hecht

Cast:
David Caruso - Jimmy Kilmartin
Samuel L. Jackson - Calvin Hart
Nicolas Cage - Little Junior Brown
Helen Hunt - Bev Kilmartin
Kathryn Erbe - Rosie Kilmartin
Stanley Tucci - Frank Zioli
Michael Rapaport - Ronnie Gannon
Ving Rhames - Omar
Philip Baker Hall - Big Junior Brown
Anthony Heald - Jack Gold
Angel David - J.J.
John Costelloe - Cleary
Lindsay J. Wrinn - Corinna as a Toddler
Megan L. Wrinn - Corinna as a Toddler
Katie Sagona - Corinna, 4 Years Old

Taglines: Little Junor Brown. He rules the streets. He owns the game. But he doesn't own all of the players.

Release Date: 21 April 1995

Filming Locations: Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Gross: $14,942,422 (USA)



Technical Specs

Runtime:



Did You Know?

Trivia:
The auto parts yard where Nicolas Cage beats Michael Rapaport to death is a fully operated business that has been a staple of Flushing, Queens for over 30 years.

Goofs:
Factual errors: The Rolls-Royce being torched at the salvage yard has a perimeter frame; genuine Rolls-Royce Silver Shadows are unibody vehicles.

Quotes:
Jimmy Kilmartin: Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
Little Junior Brown: Whatever don't?
Jimmy Kilmartin: Whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
Little Junior Brown: Whatever doesn't kill you makes you... I like that



User Review

Deserves Better Than 5.8 IMDb Average Vote

Rating: 8/10

I liked this movie and I am quite surprised by the low IMDb user voting for this film. It is certainly not Academy Award material. But the story, character development, and the acting performances are really above average. I am not a big fan of television dramas. I have never seen a single episode of CSI. I thought NYPD Blue was very overrated, except for Dennis Franz. However, I think that David Caruso is a much better movie actor than he gets credit for. This one is definitely worth seeing. It is not a stupid high-action movie like Armageddon. However, it does have some very intense and well staged scenes that will keep action movie fans happy.









Comments:


Advertisments