R | | Action, Comedy, Crime
Martin Blank is a professional assassin. He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
There are several Bond movie references, including the attempted poisoning by string (You Only Live Twice (1967)), and the Guns N' Roses version of the theme from Live and Let Die (1973) which Martin listens to just before enters the Ultimart for the first time (when he enters the Ultimart it changes to a ... ...
Sir, I'm really beginning to worry about your safety.
Marty: Look, I got to go.
Marcella: Yeah, we all got to go sometime, sir, but we can choose when.
Marty: No one chooses when.
During the microwave bomb scene at the Ultimart, the microwave shows 4 seconds left before the bomb will detonate. It takes 10 seconds for that last 4 seconds to elapse. The microwave then shows "END" just before the bomb explodes.
$6,870,397 (USA) (13 April 1997)
$28,014,536 (USA) (10 August 1997)
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