Overview

Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver transplant. In a desperate attempt to save his brother's life, Rupert decides to execute a heist at a downtown club on New Year's Eve that will give him the money he needs. Rupert assembles an eclectic crew of ex-cons, including his best friend and his ex-girlfriend. Rupert and his gang converge on the nightclub for a climax that spins out of control. New Year's Eve has never been so explosive!

  1. James Merendino

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Rustam Branaman

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. James Russo

    James Russo

    Rupert Little

  2. Jeremy Piven

    Jeremy Piven

    John

  3. Fabrizio Bentivoglio

    Fabrizio Bentivoglio

    Alfredo Donati

  4. Robert LaSardo

    Robert LaSardo

    Eric Fidel

  5. Ashley Laurence

    Ashley Laurence

    Carla

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Status Released

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  • January 1, 1996
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 29m

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