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Actors: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard, Luis Guzman, Carla Gugino

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SNAKE EYES is a movie co-written, produced and directed by Brian DePalma in 1998.
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Atlantic City. Ricky Santoro is a cool corrupt cop attending the heavy weight boxing championship in a local casino arena. Just before the beginning of the fight, he meets Kevin Dunne, an old army friend, who's in charge of the security of the Secretary of Defense who's present in the public. The politician is shot during the fight and Kevin kills the murderer, a palestinian terrorist. After having checked the videos of the surveillance cameras, Santoro is convinced that the killer was not alone and that there was a conspiracy at work that peculiar evening.

Not the best DePalma but still interesting. Great cinematography with a 20 minutes long initial non-stop travelling.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



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Plot & Themes

Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Legal/Political Thriller?    -   Yes Political Plotlets:    -   investigating murder of politician(s)    -   finding a killer/saboteur/criminal/spy    -   breaking up an evil organization Sports story?    -   boxing Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Sports story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   law enforcement gone bad    -   corrupt military Legal Thriller Plotlets:    -   finding out whether someone is really guilty If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals killing each other

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Misc setting    -   resort/hotel    -   cave

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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