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Encyclopedia > Kiss of Death (1995 film)
Kiss of Death

The movie cover for Kiss of Death.
Directed by Barbet Schroeder
Produced by Susan Hoffman
Barbet Schroeder
Written by Ben Hecht
Charles Lederer
Eleazar Lipsky
Richard Price
Starring David Caruso
Nicolas Cage
Samuel L. Jackson
Music by Trevor Jones
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date(s) April 21, 1995
Running time 101 min.
Language English
IMDb profile

Kiss of Death is a 1995 crime/detective thriller which is a remake of the 1947 film of the same name which starred Richard Widmark. Image File history File links Kiss_of_death_dvd_cover. ... Barbet Schroeder (born August 26, 1941 in Teheran to a Swiss diplomat father) is a movie director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette. ... Barbet Schroeder (born August 26, 1941 in Teheran to a Swiss diplomat father) is a movie director and producer who started his career in French cinema in the 1960s, working together with directors such as Jean-Luc Godard and Jacques Rivette. ... Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 – April 18, 1964) was a prolific Hollywood screenwriter, even though he professed disdain for the motion picture industry. ... Charles Davies Lederer was born on December 31, 1911 in New York, New York. ... Eleazar Lipsky (1911- February 14, 1993) was a prosecutor, lawyer, novelist and playwright born in the Bronx, New York. ... Richard Price (born 1949) is an American novelist and screenwriter. ... David Caruso as Horatio Caine in CSI: Miami David Caruso (born January 7, 1956 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York) is an American film and television actor. ... Nicolas Cage (born Nicholas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964)[1] is an award-winning American actor. ... Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Trevor Alfred Charles Jones (born March 23, 1949 in Cape Town, South Africa) is a South African orchestral film score composer. ... Fox Plaza, the company headquarters. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The thriller is a broad genre of literature, film, and television that includes numerous, often-overlapping sub-genres. ... Kiss of Death is a 1947 film noir movie written by Ben Hecht and Charles Lederer from a story by Eleazar Lipsky. ... Richard Widmark in Kiss of Death Richard Widmark (born December 26, 1914 in Sunrise, Minnesota) is an Academy Award-nominated American film actor. ...


Jimmy Kilmartin (David Caruso) is an ex-con living in Astoria, in the New York City borough of Queens, trying to stay clean. But when his cousin makes him take a fall for a heist, he lands back in prison. In order to get an early release, he works with a detective (Samuel L. Jackson) to bring down a local small-time crime boss (Nicolas Cage). David Caruso as Horatio Caine in CSI: Miami David Caruso (born January 7, 1956 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York) is an American film and television actor. ... The historic (and once-abandoned) Eagle Electric company warehouse in Astoria, now becoming a condominium development. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613 Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Queens Borough in New York City, in yellow This article is about the New York City borough. ... Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Nicolas Cage (born Nicholas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964)[1] is an award-winning American actor. ...


It failed at the box office and was nominated for a Razzie award for worst new star (Caruso). The 16th Golden Raspberry Awards were held on March 24, 1996 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel to recognise the worst the movie industry had to offer in 1995. ...


The cast

IMDB listing David Caruso as Horatio Caine in CSI: Miami David Caruso (born January 7, 1956 in Forest Hills, Queens, New York) is an American film and television actor. ... Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ... Nicolas Cage (born Nicholas Kim Coppola on January 7, 1964)[1] is an award-winning American actor. ... Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an Emmy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning American actress, perhaps best known for her role in the television sitcom Mad About You. ... Kathryn Erbe (born July 5, 1966) is an American actress best known for her role as Detective Alexandra Eames on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, a spin-off of Law & Order. ... Irving Christopher Ving Rhames (born May 12, 1959) is a Golden Globe winning American actor. ... Stanley Tucci (born November 11, 1960 in Katonah, New York) is an American film and television actor. ... Image:War-at-home. ...

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At-A-Glance Film Reviews: Kiss of Death (1995) (265 words)
Kiss of Death is a remake of a notorious but flawed movie from 1947.
The original film was unusually frank, by 1947 standards, in its depiction of violence.
The remake, for better or for worse, is similarly disturbing by 1995 standards.
The Austin Chronicle Film Listings (563 words)
Kiss of Death is a solid piece of pulp drama that, nevertheless, feels as fleeting as its hackneyed title.
While inside, a series of calamitous tragedies occur, not the least of which is the death of his wife.
Schroeder's film is fun to watch, even when it's being predictable or brutal, but its memory is nearly gone the next day.
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