The Real Thing (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Real Thing (1997)





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In this action-packed crime drama, cocky James Little finds himself in jail where he overhears two crooks plotting a $1 million dollar nightclub robbery. Later, James is seriously wounded in the liver, and his brother Rupert figures the only way to save him is to knock-off the nightclub himself.

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James Russo
as Rupert Little
Emily Lloyd
as Lisa Tuttle
Gary Busey
as Foreman
Fabrizio Bentivoglio
as Alfredo Donati
Robert LaSardo
as Eric Fidel
Dave Buzzotta
as James Little
Barbara Nickell
as Bartender
Scott Lowy
as Bouncer No. 1
Jimmy Steger
as Bouncer No. 2
Jane Danford
as Cop No. 1
Brendan Burns
as Cop No. 2
Lou Rawls
as Emcee
Robert Knott
as Dr. Lawson
John Zurlo
as Big Tony
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Despite its title, The Real Thing is yet another Quentin Tarantino clone, an exercise in fatalistic cinema stripped of surprise and power, but loaded with shoot-'em-ups, numbingly slangy repartee, and freeze-dried acting.

January 16, 2017 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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