Movies like Road Kill 1999

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Road Kill (1999)
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Road Kill (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alex is the film student forced by his college professor to stop making Jackie Chan "homage" films and make "something from the heart" in order to graduate. Lars is the painting student and Alex's roommate who is looking for a way to become a tortured artist... as long as he can keep his BMW and American Express Gold Card. Together, they meet Blue, who has recently moved into their apartment building. After discovering that she's a "hit woman," Alex appeals to her senses as a film fan and persuades her to let him film a documentary on her last "hit." As Alex becomes increasingly blinded by his obsession with capturing his documentary he risks everything and everyone, by convincing Blue to travel to New Orleans to find her foster father. Will they get back to LA in one piece... or will they become... Road Kill?
Style: tense, offbeat, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: filmmaking, school, hitman, obsession, artists and showbiz, deadly, violence, gun, female assassin, beer, artist, geek, murder, director, female killer, roommate, neighbor, pistol, cigar smoking, roadhouse, convertible, target practice, film school
Time: 90s
Place: miami, new orleans, usa, florida, los angeles

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