To Live and Die in L.A. Movie Review Summary

Actors: William Petersen, John Pankow, Willem Dafoe, John Turturro, Darlanne Fluegel, Steve James, Robert Downey Sr., Dean Stockwell

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Richard Chance is a hot-dog Secret Service agent whose aging partner and mentor, Jimmy Hart, is days away from retirement. As a last action, Hart decides to take down Eric Masters, a counterfeiter. While at Masters's desert compund, Hart is killed by Masters in a very brutal manner. Chance becomes obsessed with revenge, and as he aims toward his goal, his behavior becomes more and more criminal. An overlooked film.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Criminal enemy is...    -   law enforcement gone bad

Main Character

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


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   prison    -   resort/hotel    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gory visuals of deaths and torture Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   seeing full frontal--women    -   seeing full frontal--men    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   flamed    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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