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Harry Collins (Ray Liotta) is a veteran Phoenix, Arizona USA, police detective with as many vices as virtues. Still, Harry lives by a strict - if idiosyncratic - moral code, which complicates things when his gambling debts start to spiral out of control.
The situation goes from bad to worse when Harry hatches a scheme with fellow cops Mike Henshaw (Anthony Lapaglia), James Nutter (Daniel Baldwin) and Fred Shuster (Jeremy Piven) to rip off a strip club owner and sleazy loan shark to pay off his bookies.
Harry's last chance for redemption may be his relationship with tough-as-nails bar owner Leila (Angelica Huston) but even this is at risk as he goes after the one big score that might enable him to escape his sordid past.
Written by Eddie Richey, directed by Danny Cannon.
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Special Agent Matti
Brown's requiem with better production values and that's all I have to say about it.
Security censorship classification
MA 15+ (Medium level violence, medium level coarse language)
107 minutes (1:47 hours)
Not for public release in Australia before date
VHS rental: 21 June 2000