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Crime Action & Adventure Rated: 18+ (R)19961h 29mOn: Not Available Tags: Gang Holiday Country: America

Their plan was simple...Get the Cash. As Rupert, an ex-con, tries to go straight, his younger brother James pursues a life of delinquency. Days after being released from jail, James is gunned down and lies waiting in a hospital for a liver transplant. In a desperate attempt to save his brother's life, Rupert decides to execute a heist at a downtown club on New Year's Eve that will give him the money he needs. Rupert assembles an eclectic crew of ex-cons, including his best friend and his ex-girlfriend. Rupert and his gang converge on the nightclub for a climax that spins out of control. New Year's Eve has never been so explosive!The Real Thing featuring James Russo and Jeremy Piven is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's an action & adventure and crime movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.9 (203 votes).

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#106,345 Ranked Movie

#611 Ranked in Gang Movies

#1671 Ranked in Holiday Movies

#12318 Ranked in Crime Movies

The Real Thing has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 4.9 (203 votes). The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.

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