A former criminal tries to set himself on the straight and narrow until he happens upon a set of bootleg printing plates for $100 bills and finds himself a wanted man by both sides of the law.
Genre – Thriller
Director(s) – Luca Bercovici
Writer(s) – Luca Bercovici (as “Namon Ami”), Rick Bloggs and Kandice King (as “Ann Marshman”)
Cast – James Marshall, Dennis Hopper, Michael Madsen, Eric Roberts and Ice-T
Blue Rider’s Role – Arranged bridge financing
Distributor(s) – VCL Communications (Germany
Release Date – 2000
Synopsis – Jack Sweeney is fresh out of prison and having trouble finding a job. Mob boss Giani Ponti (Dennis Hopper) desires a pair of extremely valuable counterfeit plates, and he commissions his henchmen to raid a Frenchman’s limousine and grab them. When the cops arrive, chaos ensues, and Sweeney finds the plates at his feet. Sweeney decides to sell the plates, but that leads to bloody consequences.
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