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The Way of the Gun (2000) Christopher McQuarrie, Ryan Phillippe, Benicio Del Toro, Juliette Lewis, Action, Crime, Drama
Two petty if violent criminals kidnap a girl being paid $1m to be a surrogate mother. As the baby is for a gangster the pair’s demand for money sees several henchmen and assorted other ruthless characters head after them to Mexico. Bullets rather than talking are always going to settle this one.
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Gosford Park (2001) Robert Altman, Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Maverick American filmmaker Robert Altman takes a witty and absorbing look at the foibles of the British class system in this intelligent murder mystery set in the early ’30s. Sir William McCordle (Michael Gambon) and his wife Lady Sylvia (Kristin Scott Thomas) are a pair of wealthy British socialites who have invited a variety of friends, relatives, and acquaintances to their mansion in the country for a weekend of hunting and relaxation…
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