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Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane

Blood, Guts, Bullets and Octane (1998)


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Sid (director Joe Carnahan) and Bob (Dan Leis) are two down-on-their-luck, very fast-talking used car salesmen with a lot full of lemons and a gaping hole in their finances, when, at their most vulnerable, they are offered a deal: Park a cherry Pontiac LeMans convertible for two days...and they get $250,000. The catch is, "don't look, don't touch." The trunk is rigged to explode if they try to open it, and a sniper awaits them if they attempt to run off with it. On top of that is a trail of


Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Comedy

Joe Carnahan

May 20, 2003

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The rare post-Tarantino men-with-guns indie that works on its own terms, this hyperactive B-movie has the title selling points in abundance but also a lot of wit and flair.

September 5, 2009 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

One of the best debut movies from a first time filmmaker.

September 13, 2007

No amount of slick style and visual invention can make up for a contrived and unsatisfying wrap-up.

January 8, 2005 Full Review Source:'s a wonder that Joe Carnahan was able to find a second gig.

July 25, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

A fast-paced and smart thriller that is a lot more fun than most of its pricier Hollywood counterparts.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The film had energy ...

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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