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Truman, a Chicago cop, sets out to find the killer of his brother. Meanwhile, another of his brothers, Briar (a hillbilly) decides to find the killer himself.
The tune that Truman plays on his wife's violin is "Orange Blossom Special", which was written in 1939 and made popular on the Grand Old Opry radio program. It is a bluegrass mainstay and often referred to as "the bluegrass national anthem."
You know, Gerald, I've dealt with niggers, kikes, pollacks, chinks, spics. God made it, I've seen it. But you fucking hillbillies, you are the dumbest that I've met!
Gerald Gates: Go to Hell!
Joey Rosselini: You know, Gerald, I gotta hand it to you, you got balls. Stupid as shit, ...
During the shootout in the mob's office, Brier fires a shotgun at the first mobster who enters, knocking the man back and killing him. Yet there are no pellet holes in his clothing and no blood anywhere to show the hit.
$4,805,516 22 October 1989