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Down by Law

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Rotten Tomatoes Logo90%
Comedy Crime 
Rated: 18+ (R)19861h 46mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Escape Prison Suspense Country: Germany 

A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.Down by Law featuring Tom Waits and John Lurie is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a comedy and crime movie with a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (46,182 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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Not available to watch free online.

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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#1,524 Ranked Movie

#37 Ranked in Escape Movies

#97 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#348 Ranked in Crime Movies

Down by Law has a high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 90% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (46,182 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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