Kiss of Death Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Caruso, Nicolas Cage, Samuel L. Jackson

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David Caruso plays an ex-con who is trying to go straight. He used to boost cars for a chop shop. He decides to pull one last job to help out his cousin, but unfortunately gets caught. While in prison, the prosecutor comes to him and tells him he'll cut him a deal if he'll give up his boss. Unfortunately he does but the bad boss thinks the cousin gave him up and kills the cousin. Now Caruso has his own reasons for wanting him taken down. But at first he wants to just get out of prison and live a clean life. But the prosecutor promises him a clean slate and no more harassment if he promises to help him by going undercover. The bad guy is played by Nicholas Cage, whose recently deceased father left him his illegal empire. His base is a dance club and Caruso goes there to try to ingratiate himself with his old boss to get the goods on him. Many other stars including Samuel L. Jackson who plays a cop trying to help him, Michael Rappaport who plays his cousin, Helen Hunt who plays his wife, Stanley Tucci who plays the prosecutor, and Ving Rhames who plays an undercover federal agent.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   big business/rich guy If this is a criminal POV story...    -   virtuous thief doing good

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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