City of Ghosts

Synopsis: A con man flees to Southeast Asia when an international scam he was involved in goes sour. Suspecting he's been double-crossed by his long-time mentor, he sets off to Cambodia for his promised cut. What he finds there is a mysterious and hostile environment where even the most polished criminal can end up on deadly ground.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Matt Dillon
Production: MGM Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
116 min

but nothing like

those policies promised.

And what about this Mr. Nagel?

Any luck with him?

I'm afraid

Mr. Nagel never existed.

But when we pinpoint

who it is...

that was fronting

that operation--

and we do believe

it's someone from your office--

we'll get Mr. Nagel.

It's just a matter of time.


we would appreciate it

if you'd stick around town...

till this thing's resolved.

Anything I can do to help.


One more thing.

We'd like it if you'd

turn over your passport...

for the time being.

Of course,

you're under no obligation.

My passport?

That's right.

Won't be needing it...

unless you're planning

on leaving the country.

No, of course not.

Well, good luck

with the investigation.

Jimmy, welcome.

It's been a long time.

Did you get my message?

Yeah. Sure. No trouble at all.

Have you been paid

any money yet?

Neither have I.

I'm gonna level with you.

I think Marvin

has got himself...

into a bit of a jam.

With who?

With Nevesky and the Russians

back in New York.

You didn't know?

They were our partners.

Now they're looking for him.

What's he doing in Cambodia?


I don't know much about it.


There's someone

I want you to meet.

Rocky, come here.

Rocky, this is Jimmy.

Jimmy, this is Rocky.

She's wonderful, isn't she?


We talked about that.

We're engaged to be married.


She's a bit of a diamond...

in the raw, you know.

I'll make a lady out of her.

You should go up to Chiang Mai.

It's fantastic up there:

bucolic scenery,

cheap guesthouses.

I'm not going up to Chiang Mai.

I'm here to see Marvin.

Well, he won't be expecting you.


It'll be a surprise.

He'll be glad to see me.

It's been a while.

Well, there's 2 morning flights.

If we don't talk

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Matt Dillon

Matthew Raymond Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director. He made his feature film debut in Over the Edge (1979) and established himself as a teen idol by starring in the films My Bodyguard (1980), Little Darlings (1980), Tex (1982), Rumble Fish (1983), The Outsiders (1983) and The Flamingo Kid (1984). From the late 1980s onward, Dillon achieved further success, starring in Drugstore Cowboy (1989), Singles (1992), The Saint of Fort Washington (1993), To Die For (1995), Beautiful Girls (1996), In & Out (1997), There's Something About Mary (1998), and Wild Things (1998). In a 1991 article, famed movie critic Roger Ebert referred to him as the best actor within his age group, along with Sean Penn.In the 2000s, he made his directing debut with City of Ghosts (2002) and went on to star in the films Factotum (2005), You, Me and Dupree (2006), Nothing but the Truth (2008), Sunlight Jr. (2013) and Going in Style (2017). For Crash (2004), he won an Independent Spirit Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He had earlier been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for narrating Jack Kerouac's On the Road. In 2015, he has starred in the first season of the FOX television series Wayward Pines, for which he was nominated for a Saturn Award. more…

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