Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead
Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

Ex-gangsters attempting to go straight are confounded by their former boss in this offbeat thriller. The story centers on Jimmy the Saint who has left the underworld to begin an "afterlife advice" video company wherein clients… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 1, 1995
DVD Release Date: June 29, 1999
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Just watch a Tarantino movie instead -- and buy a Warren Zevon record while you're at it.

Mike Clark
USA Today

Yet another debut about urban lowlifes filmed by wanna-be Tarantinos, Denver boasts a distinctive personality and a colorful cast that any police lineup would be proud to call its own.

Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A terrifically off-beat underworld thriller.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's so overwritten it becomes an exercise in style rather than a story about its characters. On balance, I think it's an interesting miss.

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Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena

Uma bobagem divertida.

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Emanuel Levy

The Tarantino Effect at its worst: Yet another movie about a relentlessly violent gang, reportedly based on a bet the director made with Tarantino!

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Scott Weinberg

More tough-guy stuff inspired by Tarantino.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Walker
Post Quentin Tarantino and "Reservoir Dogs" there was an influx of stylish and fast-talking crime movies. It became the fad during the 90's and… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
"why do you think im a gangster, sweet-face?" " i dont know, because your names Jimmy the Saint, and you have slicked back hair"… More
Cynthia S.
Some memorable lines, and a couple of darkly funny moments. Combine this with some solid performances by Garcia, and Walken, and you still have a movie that… More
Curtis Lilly
This movie is crazy. Christopher Walken is a mob boss parapalegic, and steve buschemi is a silent hitman badass.
xGary Xx
Jimmy The Saint is an ex criminal who is dragged back into the life by wheelchair bound Christopher Walken, but when the job goes wrong he and his crew become… More
Adam Mahler
romantic crime thriller with the theme of mortality thrown in; it's also a young boy's fantasy where one criminal has a heart of gold and… More

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