Guncrazy

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Not so much a remake of Joseph H. Lewis's 1949 film noir classic as a variation on its themes, Guncrazy stars Drew Barrymore as Anita, a teenage girl who was born in a trailer park on the wrong side of the tracks and has been fighting a losing battle with respectability ever since. Anita was abused sexually by her mother's boyfriend (played by onetime Warhol "superstar" Joe Dallesandro), is the subject of lewd advances by the school bullies, and is looked on as a slut and a loser by her peers. When Anita has to ...
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Drew Barrymore, James LeGros, Billy Drago, Joe Dallesandro, Rodney Harvey, Michael Ironside February 26, 2002 DVD Run time: 97 mins. Aspect ratio: 1.33: 1. Originally ... released: 1992. Language: English. Read more Show Less

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Not so much a remake of Joseph H. Lewis's 1949 film noir classic as a variation on its themes, Guncrazy stars Drew Barrymore as Anita, a teenage girl who was born in a trailer park on the wrong side of the tracks and has been fighting a losing battle with respectability ever since. Anita was abused sexually by her mother's boyfriend (played by onetime Warhol "superstar" Joe Dallesandro), is the subject of lewd advances by the school bullies, and is looked on as a slut and a loser by her peers. When Anita has to find a pen pal for a class assignment, she ends up corresponding with a prisoner named Howard (James LeGros), who's serving time for manslaughter. Howard is one of the first people to address Anita with tenderness and respect, so when he gets parole, Howard moves in with her. Howard's obsessive love of guns, however, once again leads to violence, and the couple hits the road hoping to escape their fates. The debut film from director Tamra Davis, Guncrazy was originally shown on cable television, but received enough critical acclaim to merit a later theatrical release.
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Special Features

Digitally mastered; Dolby Digital English 2.0 Stereo; Fullscreen version; Interactive menus; Chapter selections
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Editorial Reviews

All Movie Guide - Fred Beldin
As Drew Barrymore was transitioning from troubled child star to mainstream starlet, there were plenty of exploitative roles along the way that threatened to typecast her as a big-screen bad girl, but this effective low-key thriller isn't one of them. Guncrazy is surely titillating enough, but never sleazy, and Barrymore brings Anita to life, obviously understanding her misunderstood character. She's daft but sincere throughout, and she and co-star James LeGros manage to remain sympathetic even when they're shooting cops and burying teenage corpses. There are still chilling moments, however; Barrymore freezes the blood when she whispers, "Just think about Jesus," to a doomed young hoodlum. Nothing is retained from Guncrazy's 1949 namesake aside for the leads' obsession with firearms, but both films are low-budget potboilers that outshine their small ambitions with energy and personality. Director Tamra Davis assembled a great cast of cult actors as support for Barrymore and LeGros, all of whom take their one-dimensional characters as far as possible. Joe Dallesandro doesn't have much time to be anything more than sleazy, but Billy Drago is unforgettable as a snake-handling car mechanic and part-time preacher, playing the part with just the right combination of huckster con artist and hardcore Holy Roller.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/26/2002
  • UPC: 096009045098
  • Original Release: 1992
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  • Source: Platinum Disc
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:37:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Drew Barrymore Anita Minteer
James LeGros Howard
Billy Drago Hank Fulton
Joe Dallesandro Rooney
Rodney Harvey Tom
Michael Ironside Mr. Kincaid
Ione Skye Joy
Billy Bates Officer at Fountain
Ray Bickel Officer with Bullhorn
Jeremy Davies Bill
Dan Eisenstein Chuck
Michael Franco Officer Frank
Robert Greenberg Mr. Sheets
Roger Jackson Joe
Ildiko Jaid Woman with Dog
Neal Jano Patient
Ida Lee Parishioner
Leo Lee Soda Pop
Lawrence Steven Meyers Crazy Larry
Tracey Walter Elton
Dick Warlock Sheriff
Harrison Young Howard's Dad
Technical Credits
Tamra Davis Director
Matthew Bright Screenwriter
Merrie Lawson Costumes/Costume Designer
Lisa Rinzler Cinematographer
Kevin Tent Editor
Ed Tomney Score Composer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits [6:17]
2. Your Mom Said "Hi" [4:55]
3. Slow and Easy [5:06]
4. Out on Parole [4:47]
5. Anita Meets Howard [5:02]
6. They Don't Bite None [5:58]
7. Do You Feel Anything? [5:36]
8. He Said I Was Trouble [5:33]
9. An Ultimatum [6:13]
10. Secret Revealed [5:24]
11. Want Some of This? [3:09]
12. Their Next Move [7:25]
13. Who's Smarter? [5:55]
14. Crime Spree [5:08]
15. Where's My Mother? [9:15]
16. Busted [3:28]
17. The Showdown [3:09]
18. Ending Credits [3:54]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Play Trailer
   Chapter Index
   Cast and Crew
      Tamra Davis, Director
      Matthew Bright, Writer
      Drew Barrymore
      James LeGros
      Billy Drago
      Michael Ironside
      Joe Dallesandro
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