- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 34 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 7, 1999
- Originally Released: 1996
- Label: Miramax
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
- Additional Release Material:
- Audio Commentary: by Spacey
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 11/28/1996
"...[A] vividly intense crime drama....Amazingly, Spacey creates dynamism...and draws astute performances, notably from Dillon..."
Sight and Sound - 08/01/1997
"...ALBINO ALLIGATOR is an engaging film..."
Variety - 09/09/1996
"...Kevin Spacey makes an honorable and intelligent helming debut....[The] performances are energetic..."
Film Comment - 11/01/1996
"...Spacey moves his characters' duels and rapprochements around the bar with considerable intelligence..."
New York Times - 01/17/1997
"...Mr. Spacey knowingly savors all the classic genre touches here, and he directs with a strong sense of visual style..."
Los Angeles Times - 01/17/1997
"...It's a nice first piece for Spacey....The performances are all solid..."
A trio of bumbling, two-bit hoods arouse the attention of the Feds when they inadvertently smash through an FBI stakeout while on the run from an unrelated robbery gone awry. After crashing their car, the fugitives barricade themselves in the nearest building--Dino's Last Chance Bar, which is littered with surprised regulars.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
An intense, all-star action-thriller, ALBINO ALLIGATOR is directed by Academy Award(R)-winner Kevin Spacey (1999 Best Actor -- AMERICAN BEAUTY). Matt Dillon (THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY), and Emmy-winner Gary Sinise (1998 Best Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie, GEORGE WALLACE) play brothers Dova and Milo ... a couple of small-time crooks suddenly in way over their heads! When a holdup goes terribly wrong, the robbers flee to a local bar, desperately taking everyone inside hostage! With nowhere to run and time running out, it's a deadly situation where every second counts! Also starring Golden Globe-winner Faye Dunaway (1999 Best Supporting Actress, GIA) -- expect unexpected twists and turns, all leading to an incredibly explosive climax!
A trio of bumbling, two bit hoods arouse the attention of the Feds when they inadvertently smash through an FBI stakeout while on the run from an unrelated robbery gone awry. After crashing their car, the fugitives barricade themselves in the nearest building - Dino's Last Chance Bar, which is littered with surprised regular patrons.
Black Comedy |
Mistaken Identity |
Theatrical Release |
- Directorial debut for actor Kevin Spacey.
- Shot in widescreen.
- Shown at the Deauville Film Festival of American Cinema (competing) August 31, 1996.
- Shown at the 1996 Toronto Film Festival.
- Released theatrically in New York and Los Angeles November 15, 1996.