November 30th, 2006



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A story of how obsession, addiction and abuse leads a young woman (Jovovich) to execute an elaborate plan of revenge.

Release Year: 2006

Rating: 5.5/10 (5,335 voted)

Director: Gary Lennon

Stars: Milla Jovovich, Angus Macfadyen, Stephen Dorff

Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends encourage her recovery: Vic, a woman who would like to be Kate's lover; Reilly, who runs with Al but also is attracted to Kate and repulsed by Al's violence; and, Liz, the counselor assigned to Kate from a battered-women's program. Vic and Reilly talk about killing Al, Liz gives pep talks; Kate remains frightened. Will Al's menace and Kate's dependency hold sway?

Milla Jovovich - Kat
Angus Macfadyen - Al
Stephen Dorff - Reilly
Aisha Tyler - Liz
Sarah Strange - Vic
Vincent Laresca - Jose (as Vincent LaResca)
Tony Munch - Clancy
Kay Hawtrey - Marge
John Robinson - Cop #1
Tim Eddis - Cop #2
Hardee T. Lineham - Father Duffel (as Hardee Lineham)
Dawn Greenhalgh - Fran
Nola Augustson - Gertie (as Nola Auguston)
John Gordon - Danny
Shawn Campbell - Original Owner

Taglines: Nobody does revenge like a woman.

Release Date: 30 November 2006

Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA

Box Office Details

Budget: $5,000,000 (estimated)

Technical Specs


Did You Know?

Heather Graham was considered for the role of Kate.

Continuity: When Big Al pees on the side of the building, you can hear the sound but after he walks off, there is no pee on the ground.

[first lines]
Kat: Big Al has a huge cock.

User Review



Fantastic acting -- great plot twists. All the performances are outstanding, but Milla Jovanavich in particular should have been nominated for an Oscar. The fight in the apartment is unforgettable. This is a look at an underbelly of New York you don't often (if ever) see on screen. This is not a glamorized Hollywood look at crime. The characters seem disturbingly real, and the potential for violence to erupt at any moment keeps the movie feeling tense throughout. "Honest" might be the best word to describe the writing and the performances. Very raw and powerful. It will leave you thinking about it for a long time afterward. Highly recommended.


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