5.8/10
769
11 user 5 critic

The Quickie (2001)

A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

Director:

Sergei Bodrov (as Sergey Bodrov)

Writers:

Sergei Bodrov (story) (as Sergey Bodrov), Sergei Bodrov (screenplay) (as Sergey Bodrov) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Bear's Kiss (2002)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A fairy tale-like love story between young circus artist Lola and the bear Misha, who one day transforms into a human.

Director: Sergei Bodrov
Stars: Rebecka Liljeberg, Joachim Król, Sergey Bodrov
War (2002)
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

During the bloody war in Chechnya, a British couple and two Russian soldiers are taken hostage by Chechen rebels. Two of the hostages are then released to bring the money for the British woman who is forced to wait for the ransom.

Director: Aleksey Balabanov
Stars: Aleksey Chadov, Ian Kelly, Ingeborga Dapkunaite
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

During the Gorbachev years, Platon Makovski and his four buddies are university students who jump on the private capitalism movement. Fast-forward 20 years, Platon finds himself the richest... See full summary »

Director: Pavel Lungin
Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Mariya Mironova, Andrey Krasko
Kray (2010)
Adventure | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 1945, Soviet war hero Ignat is sent to work as a locomotive mechanic in a Siberian labor camp where he meets an assortment of Germans and Russians.

Director: Aleksey Uchitel
Stars: Vladimir Mashkov, Anjorka Strechel, Yuliya Peresild
The Ghost (2008)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A novelist struggling with writer's block enlists the aid of an assassin for some inspiration -- fully unaware that he is being set up to take the blame for a murder.

Director: Karen Oganesyan
Stars: Konstantin Khabenskiy, Vladimir Mashkov, Chulpan Khamatova
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A woman from the countryside comes to the city to visit her only daughter and granddaughter. She is hopelessly lost in this world she does not understand.

Director: Nikita Mikhalkov
Stars: Nonna Mordyukova, Svetlana Kryuchkova, Yuriy Bogatyryov
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The story about a formation of one of the most famous singing duets of the country.

Director: Inessa Kovalevskaya
Stars: Oleg Anofriev, Rostislav Plyatt
Crossroads (TV Movie 2018)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A woman goes through a weekend full of ups and downs after a shocking diagnose, according to which she has less than a year left to live.

Director: Dominik Graf
Stars: Iris Berben, Petra Kleinert, Herbert Knaup
Childstar (2004)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An experimental filmmaker takes a job as a driver for a foul-mouthed child actor and his ambitious stage mother.

Director: Don McKellar
Stars: Don McKellar, Peter Paige, Gil Bellows
Under Cover (1987)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.

Director: John Stockwell
Stars: David Neidorf, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Barry Corbin
The Prom (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Marty is not comfortable showing his body at college or private. He is suffering from a skin disease called nevus flammeus. In town he stumbles on The Dunes. A porn-shop-theme-park with one... See full summary »

Director: Steven Shainberg
Stars: Andras Jones, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michael Malotta
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Two Russian soldiers, one battle-seasoned and the other barely into his boots and uniform, are taken prisoner by an anxious Islamic father from a remote village hoping to trade them for his captured son.

Director: Sergei Bodrov
Stars: Oleg Menshikov, Sergey Bodrov, Susanna Mekhraliyeva
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenda Bakke ... Jane
Dennis Bendersky ... Young Oleg
Sergey Bodrov ... Deema
John Bradford Pagano John Bradford Pagano ... Anna's Driver
Kevin Brief ... Caterer
Juan Carlos Cantu ... Priest (as Juan Cantu)
Richard Fire Richard Fire ... Catering Assistant
Rusty Flood Rusty Flood ... Anatoly's Child
Jsu Garcia ... Miguel
Joyce Guy Joyce Guy ... Social Worker
Joel Heyman ... Bartender
Kerry Johnston Kerry Johnston ... Second Call Girl
Will Kepper Will Kepper ... Bobby
Natalia Kroukova ... Tango Dancer
Evgeniy Lazarev ... Uncle Anatoly (as Eugene Lazarev)
Edit

Storyline

A crime soap opera about a Russian mobster retiring from "the business" on New Year's Eve, only to discover he has been targeted for death by a rival mobster.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Get in. Get out. Fast!

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

UK | France | Germany

Language:

English | Russian | Spanish

Release Date:

25 July 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Decisione rapida See more »

Filming Locations:

Hermosa Beach, California, USA See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Oleg: I wanna play a game with you.
Call Girl: Okay, what kind of game? I don't do kinky.
Oleg: This isn't at all kinky. You just have to watch. It's called Russian Roulette.
[pulls out a handgun]
Oleg: Relax. You want more money?
Call Girl: Yeah.
Oleg: [throws more money on the bed] Okay?
Call Girl: Yeah.
Oleg: Here's the game: You have to bet that money I gave you on whether I live,
[puts one bullet in the gun, spins the cylinder, and closes the cylinder]
[...]
See more »

Connections

References Microcosmos (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Same Old Story
Performed by The Tiger Lillies
Written by Martyn Jacques
Published by Misery Guts Music/Rough Trade Publishing
Thanks to Martin Gordon and Sophie Seashell
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Loved the soundtrack
2 July 2003 | by gerald-parowSee all my reviews

I saw this movie on the movie channel and unfortunately missed the first few minutes of the film but found the rest of it intriguing. None of it made any sense, of course but I found myself unable to turn it off. The whole thing had a dreamlike quality to me. What the heck was the bug lady doing in this film, anyway? Was the lead guy a mob boss or a tap dancer turned to crime in order to make a living?

In spite of the shortcomings, I really liked the soundtrack. Especially haunting were the songs by the Tiger Lillies.

My advice is to forget the movie and buy the soundtrack (if you can find it anywhere - which I have not been able to do).


4 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 11 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed