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Bringing Out the Dead (1999)

Bringing Out the Dead
6.6 Rating
(362 ratings)
6.8 IMDB rating

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Nicolas Cage

Nicolas Cage

Frank Pierce
Patricia Arquette

Patricia Arquette

Mary Burke
Ving Rhames

Ving Rhames

Marcus
Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore

Tom Wolls
Mary Beth Hurt

Mary Beth Hurt

Nurse Constance
Cliff Curtis

Cliff Curtis

Cy Coates


Written by
Joe Connelly

Joe Connelly

(novel)
Paul Schrader

Paul Schrader

(screenplay)


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An underrated movie

3 years, 6 months ago at Jan 26 12:12
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In my opinion, it is easily the most underrated movie directed by Martin Scorsese. When it was released, it was barely noticed and didn't get much love and even nowadays it is a considered one of Scorsese's minor efforts. Personally, I do think it is actually a very good flick and it features of those great weird performances by Nicolas Cage. You know the Cage rule, right? For every 10 movies, he ... read more
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48 hours in the life of a burnt-out paramedic. Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls, yet cannot quit the job on his own.
Release date: 22 October 1999
UPC: 097363356448
Drama (16), 1999 (6), Ambulance (5), Thriller (4), Hospital (4), New York (3), 1990s (3), Horror (2), Scorsese (2), Drugs (2), Paramedic (2), Paramedics (1), Suspense (1), Hallucinations (1), MMG (1), Doctor (1), Based On Book (1), Am. Indie (1), Dream (1), Cage (1)
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"08.01. PC, 1st viewing DIRECTED BY Martin Scorsese This was a must-see for me as it is a pretty rare instance of Nicolas Cage working with a well-regarded director. The film was actually really strange. Maybe it was just me but I felt like it really had a difficulty establishing its tone. It has its share of cheesyish melodrama (the whole "Rose" side to it), plenty of Scorsese brand of black comedy and some Leaving Las Vegas or Taxi Driver style character study - the latest of which I thought "


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"3.1 PC This turned out to be a huge surprise for me. Scorsese's late 90's box office flop is actually one of the director's most interesting and fascinating movies. Bringing Out the Dead inspects two days of an ambulance paramedic's life in New York. Nicolas Cage is the protagonist and narrator, which actually was the main reason for me to watch this film. The movie starts out slow. Frank Pierce (Cage) is depressed and tries to get fired, but there's no chance for him to quit his job. He hasn'"


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I've just been getting into Scorsese's films once again (it's been a while since I've seen one), and I'm going to check this one out tonight. I can't help but love Nicolas Cage so mixed with Scorsese
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