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Smalltime ★★ 1996 (R)

Mobster, The Dutchman, needs to deliver a bag full of drugs to a desolate ranch and then wait for someone to pick up the goods and pay him. He decides to pass the job along to lower-level goon, Ben, who figures his two friends should be in on the caper. They get bored waiting and decide to call some girls to have a party, during which time the drugs get used up. Now, they've got nothing to switch for the money. This is going to make a lot of people unhappy. 96m/C VHS, DVD . Jeff Fahey, Glenn Plummer, Rae Dawn Chong, Darren McGavin; D: Jeff Reiner; W: Jeff Reiner, Pat Cupo; C: Feliks Parnell; M: Vinnie Golia.