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"Murder is basic," says Army Ranger-turned-DEA agent Tom Hardy (John Travolta), but making a RASHOMON-inspired thriller, well, that's complicated. A mare's nest of omissions, half-truths, plausible fictions and out-and-out lies are brought to life in contradictory flashbacks; unfortunately, this doesn't have the effect of making the plot's twists and turns...read more

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Academy Award® nominees John Travolta (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and Samuel L. Jackson (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Pulp (more…)
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  • Released: 2003
  • Rating: R
  • Review: "Murder is basic," says Army Ranger-turned-DEA agent Tom Hardy (John Travolta), but making a RASHOMON-inspired thriller, well, that's complicated. A mare's nest of omissions, half-truths, plausible fictions and out-and-out lies are brought to life in contr… (more)

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