Everyone wants his or her 15 minutes of fame -- even criminals on a rampage. In this stinging indictment of the media age, Robert De Niro plays Eddie Fleming, a legendary Manhattan detective who teams with a naïve arson investigator (Edward Burns) to nab two Eastern European crooks. The wrinkle: The perps videotape their crime spree and offer the tapes to the highest bidder!
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- John Herzfeld
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
RAdult content, adult language, graphic violence and nudity
YesLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Audio Commentary by director John Herzfeld; Deleted Footage with director's commentary; God Lives Underwater "Fame" Music Video; "True Tabloid" and "Does Crime Really Pay?" documentaries; DVD-ROM: Script-to-sceen; Interviews; Robert De Niro/Edward Burns rehearsal footage; "Oleg's Video," actual video footage captured from actor Oleg Taktarov's perspective; Fact and trivia subtitle track
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the movie is exceptionally violent, with graphic murders, including the death of a character we care about. Interestingly, the most upsetting crime is broadcast to a television audience but not shown on-screen. The movie has strong language and sexual references, including prostitution. Characters drink, smoke, and steal.
- Sexual Content
- Contains sexual references and situations, including prostitution.
- Very graphic violence, including nude murder victim and torture.
- Very strong language throughout.
- Social Behavior
- Thieves and murderers seek notoriety for their crimes.
- Not applicable.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- A lot of drinking and smoking
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it