Body Count

1998

Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller

8
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 41%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 41% · 250 ratings
IMDb Rating 5.4/10 10 2099 2.1K

Top cast

Linda Fiorentino as Natalie
Donnie Wahlberg as Booker
Ving Rhames as Pike
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723.77 MB
1280*700
English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
1 hr 25 min
Seeds 1
1.35 GB
1904*1040
English 2.0
NR
23.976 fps
1 hr 25 min
Seeds 4

Movie Reviews

Reviewed by FJ-Trescothik 5 / 10

Flawed, but Underrated.

Pike (Ving Rhames) is released from jail, Crane (Forest Whitaker), his old partner in crime meets up with him, they plan to rob an art museum, of 15 million dollars of paintings, Pike and Crane are joined by Chino (John Leguizamo), Booker (Donnie Wahlberg), and Hobbs (David Caruso). The heist goes according to plan, but it backfires (thanks to Chino shooting two security guards), Crane gets killed in the process, the rest of them manage to get away, with Crane dead, Pike takes charge, and plans to go to Miami by himself, to meet the buyer, and collect the money, he instructs the others to lay low until he returns (good idea), but the others protest, and it becomes a road trip, one that does not go well, with discontent among the thieves (mostly between Hobbs and Chino) and a hitchhiker (Linda Fiorentino) who has ideas of her own, it gets pretty predictable from this point, but it pays off by the time the film ends.

The cast is pretty solid, Ving Rhames does a great job as the one who tries to keep things from getting out of control, he carries this film. Forest Whitaker also does a good job with his part. David Caruso also is good, you wanna hate this guy, but he grows on you, plus he has most of the good one liners. John Leguizamo's character comes off as super annoying and unlikable, you just want him to shut up. I can't say much about Donnie Wahlberg's character because he gets killed off early in the trip, but he comes off as one of the sane people. Linda Fiorentino does good in her part.

This film is predictable yes, with the familiar premise of a robbery gone awry and everything that follows, it has some good performances from the cast (even though some of the characters are unlikable), some good dialogue, and a great music score. The film does feel a bit rushed at times, but I can't complain too much. I like it for what it is.

Reviewed by searchanddestroy-1 8 / 10

Don't expect too much from it.

If you like gangsters flicks and topics, fast paced, not too much complicated, with no bad guys vs good guys schemes, this film destined to VHS - it was made in 1998 - is probably made for you. No real lead either to focus on, that's also precisely what I search; that changes. Maybe a bit too much talkative and unfortunately emphasized on petty hoodlums rather than hard tough professionals. But Forrest Whitaker and Ving Rhames save the whole. Such a shame that there is such an unbearable music nearly all the time.

Reviewed by Uriah43 6 / 10

An Interesting Film

Four thieves find themselves on the run after their leader, "Crane" (Forest Whitaker) is shot and killed during an art museum robbery. The problem for them is that one of their members named "Chino" (John Leguizamo) is an extremely loose cannon who is easily provoked by one of the other members by the name of "Hobbs" (David Caruso). As a result the de facto leader, "Pike" (Ving Rhames) has his hands full just trying to get to Miami in order to sell the stolen paintings so that they can each go their separate ways. However, along the way they pick up a woman named "Natalie" (Linda Fiorentino) who causes even more trouble. Now, while this film is billed as a "comedy" I found it to be more of a "crime-drama" than anything else. Even so, it was an interesting film which should keep most viewers guessing from start to finish. Likewise, even though I couldn't stand the character played by John Leguizamo I must admit that he did an excellent job all the same. I also liked the performances of Ving Rhames, David Caruso and Linda Fiorentino as well. All things considered then, I rate this movie as slightly above average.

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