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Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

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Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

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All guns. No control.


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Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual references and drug use | See all certifications »

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21 April 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fuego cruzado  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$994,431, 21 April 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$1,798,472, 12 May 2017
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Trivia

Chris is displeased because the weapons are not as "ordered", but "AR70s". In fact the folding stocks identify them as a version made by Beretta for Special Forces use - the SC70. See more »

Goofs

During a quiet moment in the shooting, Ord lights a cigarette and starts talking with his friend. The way he holds the cigarette changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bernie: [honking at the car in the front] Move your fat a**!
Stevo: Shut the f**k up, Bernie! My f**king head is about to explode here.
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Referenced in Sean Bradley Reviews: Free Fire (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

It's Up to You
Written by Steve Weisberg
Published by BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd., a BMG Company (c) 1974
Used with permission. All rights reserved.
& Reservoir Media Music (ASCAP)
Performed by John Denver
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
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An unbelievably boring display of gun violence and not much else
24 May 2017 | by See all my reviews

When I first saw the trailer for this film a few months ago, I was very intrigued considering I am a fan of Brie Larson and the trailer actually made it look like a fun time. Not to mention I am a huge fan of A24 films.

However, after finally seeing it, I can say that this movie is a snooze. If you enjoy watching a group of terrible people shooting at each other for an hour and a half without any depth or conclusion, then this is the movie for you.

I wanted to like this film, but it honestly would have worked so much better as a short film. Watching people curse and shoot at each other for 90 minutes gets very boring and tedious after a while. Save your money on this one. I would only recommend this if you are a die-hard fan of shootout movies or if you're able to see it for free on the Internet.

Otherwise, avoid at all costs!


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