- 1 hr 30 min
Kounterfeit is an American thriller starring Oscar winner Hilary Swank, which tells a complex, mysterious story of criminals fighting over both counterfeit and real money. Produced in 1995 Kounterfeit was directed by John Mallory Asher and last for around 90 minutes. Despite telling a complex plot Kounterfeit is fast paced as it explains a story based in the strip clubs and criminal underworld of California. Alongside Hilary Swank the movie stars former L.A. Law star Corbin Bernsen and English actor Bruce Payne. Opening with the death of a counterfeiter at the hands of two masked men who are seeking a specific batch of counterfeit money about to hit the streets of America. Unable or unwilling to answer the masked men's questions the masked men kill the counterfeiter; across town a small time criminal, Tommy Hopkins hears of the death of the counterfeiter and realizes he is in possession of the batch of counterfeit money. Tommy contacts a friend, strip club owner Frankie and asks him to find somebody to take the money off his hands; Frankie arranges a deal with Danny, who is an undercover policeman. At the deal Danny is killed by a pair of fake FBI agents leaving Tommy and Frankie to flee with both the fake and real money for the deal. Danny's sister, Colleen witnesses the death of her brother and sets out to find the men involved after becoming disillusioned with the police investigation. In her attempt to find her brother's murderer Colleen auditions as a performer at Frankie's strip club and finds herself in a relationship with the club owner. After revealing her true identity to Frankie, Colleen realizes both Frankie and Tommy are innocent in the death of Danny and reveals she holds part of a map to a location in the desert. After Frankie escapes the clutches of the masked murderers he, Colleen and a large number of the rest of the characters find themselves in the desert searching for a stash of counterfeit and real money.