R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A reformed convict goes undercover with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster.
John Costelloe who plays Samuel L. Jackson's partner in the film also played a cop in the 1991 film "The Hard Way" starring Michael J. Fox and James Woods. They also share the fact they both were featured as part of the "Die Hard" franchise with Costelloe appearing in "Die Hard 2: Die Harder" as one of the mercenaries killed by Bruce Willis early in the film and Jackson co-starring with Willis in "Die Hard With A Vengeance" just after this film had wrapped up filming in 1994.
Little Junior Brown:
I have an acronym for myself. Know what it is? B.A.D. B.A.D... Balls, Attitude, Direction. You should give yourself an acronym... 'cause it helps you visualize your goals.
Jimmy Kilmartin: How about F.A.B.? Fucked At Birth.
Little Junior Brown: No good. Too negative.
The item of jewelry on Little Junior's wrist alternates between a gold watch and a gold chain bracelet, sometimes during the same scene.
The FX cable TV version that aired in the late '90s/early 2000s did the usual violence and language edits and most notably during the strip club scenes adds black blurs (ex: when Nicolas Cage is talking to a few people, the topless dancer has a digitally added black dress so that the scene is safe to air).
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