Kicked in the Head (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

Kicked in the Head (1997)

Kicked in the Head




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Movie Info

A lazy, directionless young New Yorker finds the path to self-discovery paved with sex, drugs and violence after he fails to deliver narcotics for his uncle, a small time gangster. Produced by Martin Scorcese, this is independent director Matthew Harrison's (Running Thief, 1994) third feature.more
Rating: R (for strong language, drug content, some sex, and brief violence)
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Matthew Harrison, Kevin Corrigan, Howard Krupa
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 10, 2000
October Films


James Woods
as Uncle Sam
John Ventimiglia
as Moe/Man at Party
Elliot Cuker
as Sheldon
David Deblinger
as Escalator Man
Alan Davidson
as Subway Gunman
Sol Frieder
as Elderly Man
John Vantimiglia
as Man at Party
George T. Odom
as Door Person
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Critic Reviews for Kicked in the Head

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (8)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Detroit News
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Audience Reviews for Kicked in the Head

Funny enough to keep me interested.

Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer


I liked this, but I remember so very little of it. I remember James Woods being a shitty uncle to Kevin Corrigan and always taking his money to "keep it in the family"

Funny and bizarre NYC film produced by Scorcese and DeFina suffers slightly from an uninteresting main character but flourishes with an excellent supporting cast (James, Woods, Linda Fiorentino, Burt Young, Lily Taylor). Best gun play I've seen in years.

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