Jerry Welbach is given two ultimatums. His mob boss wants him to travel to Mexico to get a priceless antique pistol called "The Mexican" or he will suffer the consequences. The other ultimatum comes from his girlfriend Samantha, who wants him to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures that being alive, although in trouble with his girlfriend is the better alternative so he heads south of the border. Finding the pistol is easy but getting it home is a whole other matter. The pistol supposedly carries a curse - a curse Jerry is given every reason to believe, especially when Samantha is held hostage by the gay hit man Leroy to ensure the safe return of the pistol. Written by
The apparently vicious "rabid dog" in the back of the truck is actually a Golden Retriever with its fur badly trimmed and dyed to look like a mutt. See more »
The position of the door stop in the bathroom at the mall. See more »
Do you have any idea what I have been through these last few days?
Oh, Sam, whatever you've been through multiply that by 1000 and you'll have a vague conception of where I'm at.
Oh! Oh, isn't that typical, Jerry? It's all a competition. Tit for tat, tat for tit.
Stop yelling, for Christ sake! Listen, how are you? Are you ok? Are you all right? Where are you?
Toluca airport, Jerry. And things are shitty, really shitty!
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At the very end of the credits, Samantha whispers "I love you, Jerry". See more »
Pitt and Roberts were a good match, and James Gandolfini really was the best part of this movie. A young man (Pitt) has to go to Mexico and retrieve an antique pistol for a mobster, much to the chagrin of his girlfriend (Roberts). Pitt encounters a lot of snags and hang ups trying to complete the task, and unknowingly, his girlfriend is being held as insurance until he finishes the job. Worth seeing! B+
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