Usual Suspects, The*

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Usual Suspects, The*

  • 1995 ----- color ----- 106 min ----- laserdisc
  • (Directed by Bryan Singer; with Stephen Baldwin, Gabriel Byrne, Benicio Del Toro, Chazz Palminteri, Kevin Pollak, Kevin Spacey) The most hardened criminals in the world fear no one . . . except Keyser Soze. Twenty-seven dead bodies in Long Beach Harbor, and a dying witness utters one name . . . Keyser Soze. Now U.S. Customs Agent David Kujan (Chazz Palminteri) has got to find the dreaded killer, but only one guy has the clues—"Verbal" Kint (Kevin Spacey), a small-time hood and survivor of the Long Beach bloodbath. Verbal tells Kujan an incredible story of five thugs: Keaton (Gabriel Byrne), McManus (Stephen Baldwin), Hockney (Kevin Pollak), Fenster (Benicio Del Toro), and Kint himself who came together to pull off the job of their lives with $91 million in the balance and mystical crime lord Keyser Soze at their backs. Somehow the job of a lifetime ended in a massacre—and a mystery: who is Keyser Soze? (Funded by the Department of Comparative Literature) (R-rated) [Letterboxed] (Restricted to use on University of Washington campuses only)
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