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Body Count (1998)





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After the low-budget Squeeze (1996), Boston director Robert Patton-Spruill climbed to a higher plateau by assembling a strong cast of top names for this art-heist actioner, but even so, the film went straight to video in the USA. Four men botch a Boston art museum theft, blaming Latino Chino (John Leguizamo) for the death of group leader Crane (Forest Whitaker). Security-systems expert Pike (Ving Rhames) wants to get to Miami to sell the stolen paintings solo, but eroding trust keeps the group together as Pike, Chino, driver Hobbs (David Caruso), and Booker (Donnie Wahlberg) travel south through Maryland and West Virginia. An argument between Booker and Hobbs ends with Booker's death, so Hobbs then turns his attention to baiting Chino, while flashbacks recap the original robbery plan. Then suddenly the road movie veers in another direction as the gang gives a lift to a woman (Linda Fiorentino) sporting a black eye after a car crash. Forest Whitaker is seen only in the flashbacks.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Theodore Witcher
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On DVD: Aug 12, 2008
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Michael Corrigan
as Security Officer
Richard Fullerton
as Officer Forrest
Deacon Dawson
as Proprietor
J. Michael Hunter
as Security Officer No....
Matt Giehl
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Juliet Poe
as Convenience Store Wo...
Mary Lucy Bivens
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James Spruill
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Terry Loughlin
as SWAT Commander Rolli...
Bill Roberson
as Prison Guard
Justin Theroux
as Daniel Simpson
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Critic Reviews for Body Count

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | February 23, 2012
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

June 27, 2001
AV Club
Top Critic

Ensemble crime noir wannabe.

July 26, 2002

October 8, 2005
Fantastica Daily

July 30, 2002
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Audience Reviews for Body Count

A favorite.

Leo L

Super Reviewer

This is a good movie to watch. I really like Ving Rhames character because of the spiritual role he played although he continued to do wrong by law.

Tee V. May

Body Count Quotes

Crane: Everything a man do in life is for the love of a woman.
– Submitted by Patrick D (4 years ago)

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