Kiss of DeathThe movie tells the story of Jimmy Kilmartin, a convict agreeing to go undercover and gather evidence with the help of an angry detective to ensnare a psychotic mobster in order to win an early release from prison.
Actors of "Kiss of Death"
Characters of "Kiss of Death"
Directors of "Kiss of Death"Barbet SchroederBirthdate: 26 August 1941, Tehran, Iran
Creators of "Kiss of Death"Eleazar LipskyBirthdate: 6 September 1911, The Bronx, New York, USABen HechtBirthdate: 28 February 1894, New York City, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "Kiss of Death"TIME MagazineSeptember 19, 2008
What's most effective about the new Kiss of Death is Tucci's marvelously slimy prosecutor.VarietySeptember 19, 2008
A crackling thriller that feels unusually attuned to its lowlife characters.Rolling StoneMarch 07, 2005
Cage and Caruso strike sparks in this riveting piece of pulp fiction, but it's that first Kiss you'll remember.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
It's a sleek, muscular thriller played by a terrific ensemble cast...San Francisco ChronicleJune 18, 2002
A riveting crime drama.Los Angeles TimesFebruary 13, 2001
Cage, one of the few American actors who gets more interesting from film to film, comes close to kidnaping the picture as Little Junior, a pumped-up but asthmatic thug who, like King Kong, is a gorilla with a wistful air about him.TV GuideSeptember 19, 2008
Classy film noir, as you would expect from a team including director Barbet Schroeder, writer Richard Price, and Nicolas Cage...Film4September 19, 2008
Gutsy dialogue, atmospheric direction, lots of night scenes and an uninhibited take on the source material.Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)April 08, 2005
An interesting noirlike crime drama propelled by Cage's eccentric performanceKansas City KansanOctober 16, 2004
Violent crime tale which Caruso hoped would make him a movie star. It didn't.Juicy CerebellumJanuary 17, 2004
The real mystery is why Caruso left NYPD Blue.TheMovieReport.comJanuary 13, 2004
Atmospheric yet ultimately hollow exercise in tedium.
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