History Film / ThreeThousandMilesToGraceland

15th Feb '17 3:19:45 PM Mdumas43073
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''3000 Miles to Graceland'' is a 2001 action film directed and cowritten by Demian Lichtenstein, starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner and Creator/CourteneyCox.

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''3000 Miles to Graceland'' is a 2001 action crime/action film directed and cowritten co-written by Demian Lichtenstein, starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner Creator/KevinCostner, and Creator/CourteneyCox.
15th Feb '17 3:18:46 PM Mdumas43073
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''3000 Miles to Graceland'' is a 2001 action film directed by Demian Lichtenstein, and starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner and Creator/CourteneyCox.

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''3000 Miles to Graceland'' is a 2001 action film directed and cowritten by Demian Lichtenstein, and starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner and Creator/CourteneyCox.
26th Dec '16 3:30:21 PM gjjones
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-->'''Murphy:''' Sweetheart.

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-->'''Murphy:''' Sweetheart.[[IronicEcho Sweetheart]].
9th Oct '16 4:49:11 AM gjjones
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: So blatant that even Creator/RogerEbert in his review couldn't hide his disdain for the movie invoking it.

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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: So blatant that even Franklin, the African-American member of Murphy's gang, gets killed just as they are about to make their getaway with the money. Even Creator/RogerEbert in his review couldn't hide his disdain for the movie invoking it.



* BulletproofVest: How Michael survives Murphy's shots.[[spoiler: Twice.]]

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* BulletproofVest: How Michael survives Murphy's shots. [[spoiler: Twice.]]



* {{Hypocrite}}: Murphy chews out Hanson for dividing up Franklin's share of the spoil four ways, accusing him of secretly wanting all the money for himself ... which is exactly what ''he'' was planning to do, as he promptly murders Hanson and Gus and tries to do the same to Michael.
* InformedAbility: Ice-T's character Hamilton shows up at the climax of the movie, introduced as some sort of {{Badass}} mercenary/assassin. During the final shootout, he jumps in by spinning down from the ceiling upside down with [[GunsAkimbo dual]] [[MoreDakka P90's]]. This [[RuleOfCool looks cool]] and manages to kill a few of the attacking federal agents, but it ends up [[AwesomeButImpractical getting him killed for his trouble]]. Beyond his initial meeting, this is just about ''all he does in the movie''.

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Murphy chews out Hanson for dividing up Franklin's share of the spoil four ways, accusing him of secretly wanting all the money for himself ...himself... which is exactly what ''he'' was planning to do, as he promptly murders Hanson and Gus and tries to do the same to Michael.
* InformedAbility: Ice-T's character Hamilton shows up at the climax of the movie, introduced as some sort of {{Badass}} badass mercenary/assassin. During the final shootout, he jumps in by spinning down from the ceiling upside down with [[GunsAkimbo dual]] [[MoreDakka P90's]]. This [[RuleOfCool looks cool]] and manages to kill a few of the attacking federal agents, but it ends up [[AwesomeButImpractical getting him killed for his trouble]]. Beyond his initial meeting, this is just about ''all he does in the movie''.



* MaleGaze: There's a shot focusing on Courteney Cox's rear.

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* MaleGaze: There's a shot focusing on Courteney Cox's Cybil's rear.


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* PreMortemOneLiner: Murphy gives one to Hanson just before killing him.
-->'''Murphy:''' Sweetheart.
25th Apr '16 8:18:16 PM Fireblood
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* PrimalScene: Jesse goes into the bedroom as his mom is noisily having sex with Michael, going on to his business without concern, indicating it isn't the first time he's seen this.
16th Nov '15 4:38:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* ElvisImpersonator
* FiveBadBand: The thieves:
** The BigBad: Murphy
** TheDragon: Michael
** TheBrute: Franklin
** The EvilGenius: Hanson
** The DarkChick: Gus

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* %%* FiveBadBand: The thieves:
** %%** The BigBad: Murphy
** %%** TheDragon: Michael
** %%** TheBrute: Franklin
** %%** The EvilGenius: Hanson
** %%** The DarkChick: Gus



* GunsAkimbo

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* MsFanservice: Courteney Cox

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* ScaryScorpions

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* TheSociopath: Murphy, in spades.

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* %%* TheSociopath: Murphy, in spades.



* VillainProtagonist

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15th Nov '15 2:52:48 AM Morgenthaler
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* ConspicuousCG: The opening fight scene with scorpions.[[spoiler: Those scorpions would turn out to be a ChekhovsGun; Jesse captures one in a glass jar as Michael pulls into the motel parking lot, and when Murphy later captures him and demands all the money from Michael for his release, it gets into the duffel bag (whose contents had been switched with scrap paper) and fatally stings him.]]
4th May '15 9:36:04 PM Doc_Loki
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* ThoseTwoGuys: The two FBI agents pursuing the robbers, played by Thomas Haden Church and Kevin Pollak, are competent investigators who spend most of their time bantering. If you watched just their scenes of the film, you'd swear it was a pilot for a buddy cop show starring them.
25th Jul '14 12:22:31 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''3000 Miles to Graceland''''' is a 2001 action film directed by Demian Lichtenstein, and starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner and Creator/CourteneyCox.

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'''''3000 ''3000 Miles to Graceland''''' Graceland'' is a 2001 action film directed by Demian Lichtenstein, and starring Creator/KurtRussell, Creator/KevinCostner and Creator/CourteneyCox.



The film clearly attempts to emulate the style of Creator/QuentinTarantino. Whether it succeeds in this regard or not is up to you, though the general critical consensus, if the film's approval rating of 14% on ''Website/RottenTomatoes'' (and 21 on ''Metacritic'') is anything to go by, on top of its box office failure, is that it does not.

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The film clearly attempts to emulate the style of Creator/QuentinTarantino. Whether it succeeds in this regard or not is up to you, though the general critical consensus, if the film's approval rating of 14% on ''Website/RottenTomatoes'' (and 21 on ''Metacritic'') is anything to go by, on top of its box office failure, is that it does not.
Creator/QuentinTarantino.
18th Apr '14 6:53:10 PM HarryLovesHermione
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The film clearly attempts to emulate the style of Creator/QuentinTarantino. Whether it succeeds in this regard or not is up to you, though the general critical consensus, if the film's approval rating of 14% on ''Website/RottenTomatoes'' (and 21 on ''Metacritic'') is anything to go by, is that it does not.

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The film clearly attempts to emulate the style of Creator/QuentinTarantino. Whether it succeeds in this regard or not is up to you, though the general critical consensus, if the film's approval rating of 14% on ''Website/RottenTomatoes'' (and 21 on ''Metacritic'') is anything to go by, on top of its box office failure, is that it does not.



* ActorAllusion: This is the ''fourth'' time Creator/KurtRussell has suited up as [[Music/ElvisPresley Elvis]] (''It Happened at the World's Fair'', the 1979 Elvis TV biopic directed by Creator/JohnCarpenter, and a voice cameo as the King in ''Film/ForrestGump'').
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