KILL ME AGAIN
1989, Park Circus/ITV, 94 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

Jack Andrews (Val Kilmer) is not the detective he was five years ago. The death of his wife drove him to drinking, gambling and a tendency to see her in every beautiful woman. Gorgeous, streetwise Fay Forrester (Joanne Whalley) has just stolen three quarters of a million of the mob's dollars and needs to disappear. She asks Jack to make her look dead and he succeeds beyond his wildest dreams. But when Jack discovers his best friend's has been killed and Fay is nowhere to be found, he becomes trapped in the fight of his life. With Michael Madsen.


RED ROCK WEST
1993, Universal, 98 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

When a promised job for Texan Michael (Nicolas Cage) fails to materialize in Wyoming, he is mistaken by Wayne (J.T. Walsh) to be the hitman contracted to kill Wayne’s unfaithful wife (Lara Flynn Boyle). Michael takes full advantage of the situation, collects the money and runs. But during his getaway, things go very wrong when he runs into the real hitman (Dennis Hopper).


ROUNDERS
1998, Park Circus/Miramax, 118 min, USA, Dir: John Dahl

Mike McDermott (Matt Damon) loses his money in a poker game against Russian gangster Teddy “KGB” (John Malkovich). Under pressure from his girlfriend (Gretchen Mol), he quits gambling - until his friend, Lester “Worm” Murphy (Edward Norton), gets out of prison and needs to pay off an old debt to Teddy. One of the best poker movies ever made, this underrated gem costars John Turturro, Famke Janssen and Martin Landau.


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