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Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)

Not Rated
87 min | Action, Crime, Comedy

Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in Tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the ...See moreTwo young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in Tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first fancy car they find, a 60's Mercedes convertible. The car happens to belong to a bunch of gangsters, which immediately start to chase it, since it contains more than the pistol Martin finds in the glove box. Written by Armin Ortmann See less
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Thomas Jahn (story) (screenplay) | Til Schweiger (screenplay)
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DEM 4,300,000
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$ 3,296
Gross (USA)
$ 3,296
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Oct 1997 (United States)

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Til Schweiger
Martin Brest Martin Brest   See fewer
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Jan Josef Liefers
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Thierry van Werveke
Henk - der Belgier Henk - der Belgier   See fewer
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Moritz Bleibtreu
Abdul - der Araber Abdul - der Araber   See fewer
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Leonard Lansink
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Cornelia Froboess
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Curtiz Curtiz   See fewer
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Willi Thomczyk
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Christiane Paul
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Hannes Jaenicke
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Vladimir Weigl
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Hark Bohm
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Christoph Ott
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Henry Lupprian
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Anton Rattinger
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Türke im Imbiss Türke im Imbiss   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 23,687 votes