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Very Bad Things (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Thriller  |  25 November 1998 (USA)
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A prostitute is killed during a bachelor party and the attendees turn on each other as the wedding approaches.

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A group of friends head to Las Vegas for a bachelor party.. only things go wrong and a woman is killed. Soon, the bodies are piling up and the friends find themselves turning against one another as the coverup builds. Written by Spanner <Spanenr@Aol.com>

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A very savage comedy. This fall. Tell no one. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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

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25 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Malos pensamientos  »

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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,245,853 (USA) (27 November 1998)

Gross:

£1,796,223 (UK) (5 March 1999)
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While the guys are trying to get rid of the dead body, Christian Slater's character is asked incredulously "Have you ever done this before?" The same thing was asked of him in Heathers (1988) when he is trying to cover up an accidental suicide that he manipulated. In both films, he hears the question, then pointedly does not answer it. See more »

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In the final scene, Laura has two spots of spray household cleaner (foam) on her face. These switch from cheek to cheek at least twice. See more »

Quotes

Tina: You know it's 500, right?
Mike: Yeah. Oh, yeah, no problem. Yeah, I mean... 500 of my dollars?
Tina: Right. Right.
Mike: But I thought... Boyd didn't pay?
Tina: No, Boyd didn't pay. It's 500.
Mike: Cool.
Tina: Straight sex, nothing kinky. Just...
Mike: No, no, no. I'm not gonna try to use you as a hand puppet or anything. I just wanna...
Tina: Okay.
Mike: ...make sweet love to you because you have no idea what you've gotten into.
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We'll Burn Together
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Written and Performed by Rob Fulks (as Robbie Fulks)
Courtesy of Bloodshot Records
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One of my all time favorite films!

Boy, I have heard a lot of people knock this film and really slam it and I don't get it. Sure, it was dark, pitch dark, but it was funny. Lighten up people. The story picks up with Favreau about to be married to Cameron Diaz, not bad, Jon. Favreau's character seems quite nervous, we will later find out why that is. This is one of those classic abyss films, how much farther down can the lives of these guys go into the dark void. Each decision made leads them into more dire consequences. Christian Slater is at his comedic best, his character is sort of a cross between Charles Manson and Anthony Robbins. Stern has you convinced that he is about to have a stroke. Piven is also quite good. Everybody is good in this film. The film deals with the consequences of how people deal with a crisis. If one takes the moral way out, perhaps everything will be alright. However, if one takes another way to avoid possible punishment, what will be the long term outcome of that? In this film, you see through hindsight, what a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive. Great performances, great direction, great movie! **** out of ****!


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