2 Days in the Valley

Synopsis: John Herzfeld deftly welds together a multitude of subplots-- a loser hitman and a cool assassin involved in an insurance scam; a washed-up director, turned suicidal, if only he had someone to care for his beloved dog; a snooty art dealer, wracked by kidney stones, cared for by his devoted assistant; a grungy deranged vice cop, now partnered with a fresh-faced rookie; and two beautiful and jealous women entangled in their deadly scheme--into a spoof of the crime thriller genre.
Director(s): John Herzfeld
Production: HBO Video
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
104 min

three questions.

If you lie, you die.

Let him sit up.

Get comfortable.

All right.

Forty-seven seconds.

First question.

You met her in Lillehammer.

Who'd she say she was?


Helga Svelgen.

Did Becky know about

your other business in Norway?

Did she know what you did there

besides fall down ice-skating?

I don't know what you're talking...

No use protecting Helga.

She's dead.

Twenty-six seconds.

Helga's dead?

Oh, God!

- Can I see that picture?

- Shut your mouth and let me finish.

This is the one

not to get wrong.

Was Helga the one

who approached you...

on behalf of the North Koreans?

You have 16 seconds left.

I don't know what you're talk...

Just a moment. Was it Helga?

If you don't admit that

she was your contact...

in the next ten seconds...





five, four...




She was my contact.

This thing isn't about

a gambling debt?

Sh*t! I just got a flat!

Can you believe it?

I'm on my way to a $300,000 commission,

and I just got a f***ing flat!

Call Triple-A right away.

Send them to Ventura and Woodman.

Tell them to hurry.

There'll be a big tip waiting.

Do you have enough cash?

Tell Mr. Connelly I'll be there soon.

Apologize. You know what to say.

Go to my house and feed the dog.

Wait there till you hear from me.

The thing is

I had plans tonight.

I just assumed you never

have plans, Susan.


Hey, what the f*** are you doing?

Get out of the street!

Please, help me.

Hold it.


Stop. Stop!

That's my car!

He just stole my car!


Teddy Peppers?

Is that you?

It's Ralph.

It's Ralph Crupi.

I did three days work on that feature

of yours called Lights Out.

Oh, yeah, I remember.

Boy, what a bomb that was.

Have you worked since?

Just kidding. Just kidding.

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John Herzfeld

John Herzfeld is an American film and television director, screenwriter, actor and producer. His feature film directing credits include Two of a Kind, 2 Days in the Valley, 15 Minutes and The Death and Life of Bobby Z. more…

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