Excellent Cadavers
Excellent Cadavers (1999)

A lawman and a reformed criminal join forces to see justice done, even at the expense of their lives, in this crime drama based on a true story. Chazz Palminteri plays Giovanni Falcone, a Sicilian magistrate who is determined to break the… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 16, 1999
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2000
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Noel Murray
AV Club

But in spite of all that--and in spite of the artfully lit interviews and energetic musical score--the documentary resolves into an accumulation of names, dates, and mundane procedural detail.

Christopher Null

Dull and pedantic, especially for an HBO production.

Kam Williams

Though not a feelgood flick by any means, this encyclopedic recounting/bittersweet biopic does pay tribute to two dudes crazy enough not only to take on the mob, but to win for a while.

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David Nusair
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...if you ever wondered what might happen if you literally stapled your mouth shut, this is definitely the flick for you.

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