Grosse Pointe Blank

Hollywood Pictures Released 1997



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George Armitage

Martin Blank is a contract assassin and his next hit just happens to be where is 10 year high school reunion is being held.

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      • Production Budget - $15,000,000
        Domestic Gross - $28,084,357 (74th)

        Domestic Adjusted for 2013 - $49,927,746

      • Other Production Companies:
        Caravan Pictures
        New Crime Productions
        Buena Vista Pictures Distribution
        Buena Vista International

      • Taglines:
        1. A comedy about a hit man, a high school reunion, and the girl he left behind.
        2. Even A Hit Man Deserves A Second Shot!

      • Filming locations include:
        Chicago, Illinois
        Detroit, Michigan
        Duarte, California
        Grosse Pointe, Detroit, Michigan
        Los Angeles, California
        Pasadena, California, USA
        Monrovia, California
        Los Angeles, California

      • Music:
        I Can See Clearly Now
        Written and performed by Johnny Nash
        War Cry
        Written and performed by Joe Strummer and Richard Norris
        Johannes Brahms: Fugue in A Minor
        Performed by Jacques van Oortmerseen
        Blister in the Sun
        Written by Gordon Gano
        Performed by Violent Femmes
        Live and Let Die
        Written by Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney
        Performed by Guns N' Roses
        Live and Let Die
        Written by Paul McCartney and Linda McCartney
        Performed by Adam Fields
        Armagideon Time
        Written by Clement Dodd and Willie Williams
        performed by The Clash
        Rudie Can't Fail
        Written by Joe Strummer and Mick Jones
        Performed by The Clash
        Pressure Drop
        Wriiten by Frederick Hibbert
        Performed by The Specials
        Absolute Beginners
        Written by Paul Weller
        Performed by The Jam
        A Message to You Rudy
        Written by Robert Livingstone Thompson
        Performed by The Specials
        The Killing Moon
        Written by Will Sergeant, Ian McCulloch, Les Pattinson and Pete DeFreitas
        Performed by Echo and the Bunnyman
        Monkey Gone to Heaven
        Written by Black Francis
        Performed by The Pixies
        Ace of Spades
        Written by Ian Kilmister, Edward Clarke and Philip Taylor
        Performed by Motorhead
        In Between Days
        Written by Robert Smith
        Performed by The Cure
        Your Lucky Day in Hell
        Written by "E" and Michael Goldenberg
        Performed by The Eels
        Sharks Can't Sleep
        Written and performed by Tracy Bonham
        Little Luxuries
        Written by John Harvey
        Performed by The Burros
        You're Wondering Now
        Written by Seymour Dodd, The Skatalites and Andy and Joey
        Performed by The Specials
        Big Boss Man
        Written by Luther Dixon and Al Smith
        Performed by Jimmy Reed
        Detroit City
        Written by Mel Tillis and Danny Dill
        Performed by Bobby Bare
        Take On Me
        Written by Morten Harket, Pat Waaktaar and Magne Furuholmen
        Performed by A-Ha
        We Care A Lot
        Written by Chuck Mosely, Roddy Bottum, William Gould, Mike Bordin and Jim Martin
        performed by Faith No More
        White Lines
        Written by Sylvia Robinson and Melvin Glover
        Performed by Grandmaster Melle Mel
        Walk Like An Egyptian
        Written by Liam Sternberg
        Performed by The Bangles
        Cities in Dust
        Written by John ValentineCarruthers, Steven Severi, Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie
        Performed by Siouxsie & The Banshees
        Under Pressure
        Written by David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor, John Deacon and brian May
        performed by Davis Bowie and Queen
        Let My Love Open the Door
        Written and performed by Pete Townsend
        Written by Daniel Ash, Glenn Camping and Kevin Haskins
        Performed by Tones on Tall
        The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight
        Written by Stuart Arbright
        Performed by Dominatrix
        Let it Whip
        Written by Reggie Andrews and Ndugu Chancler
        Performed by The Dazz Band
        99 Luftballons
        Written by Joern-Uwe, Fahrenkrog-Peterson and Carlo kargers
        performed by Nena
        Doors of Your Heart
        Written by Roger Charlery, Andrew Cox, Everett Morton, David Steele, David Wakeling and Colin Osbourne
        Performed by The English Beat
        El Matador
        Written by Flavio Ciancianulo
        Performed by Los Fabulosos Cadillacs
        Mirror in the Bathroom
        Written by Roger Charlery, Andrew Cox, Everett Morton, David Steele and David Wakeling
        performed by the English Beat
        Lorca's Novena
        Written by Shane MacGowan
        performed by The Pogues

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    Comedy, Drama, Kids


    Dark Comedy, Romantic Comedy