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Dirty Weekend (1993)

 -  Drama | Thriller  -  11 July 1997 (USA)
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Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lia Williams ...
Bella
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Tim
Michael Cule ...
Norman
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Reggie
Christopher Ryan ...
Small One
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The Quiet One
Nicholas Hewetson ...
Bitter One
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Serial Killer
Jack Galloway ...
David
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Bascombe
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Nimrod
Shaughan Seymour ...
Charles
Mark Burns ...
Mr. Brown
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Stan
Matthew Long ...
Gun Shop Assistant
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Shortly after she moves into her own flat in Brighton, Bella finds she is being spied on and generally harassed by a man living across from her. Finally driven to solving the problem with a hammer, she realises she is then ready for a crusade against other such problem males. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Bella has decided to take out a few men.

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11 July 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dirty weekend - likainen viikonloppu  »

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Trivia

The white BMW, registration number G716 SKX, that can be seen parked outside David's house, is the same BMW driven by Mr Brown later in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Bella and her friends leave the restaurant, the telephone number on the canopy starts with 01, showing that this clip was filmed in London, not Brighton where this part of the film is set. See more »

Quotes

Bella: Percy's dribbling...
Norman: Well at least he tried.
Bella: Better to have tried and failed than not to have tried at all, I suppose.
Norman: Actually...
Bella: Yes Norman?
Norman: Merely to achieve erection isn't that important, as it happens.
Bella: Says who?
Norman: My analyst.
Bella: Well he would though, wouldn't he?
[Bella turns to Norman and laughs sarcastically]
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Connections

References Mean Streets (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Bella
Written by Don Black and David Fanshawe
Sung by Tony Burrows
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Not What You're Expecting
7 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie years ago, when it first came out in the theater. My boyfriend at the time thought it would be a sexually charged thriller as the title suggests, a "Basic Instinct" of sorts. Boy was he in for a surprise! This woman has been hit on, molested and generally pushed around be every creepy guy she comes in contact with, including her dentist. Finally, she has enough of all these idiot men she comes in contact with and starts brutally killing them off. I did enjoy watching this, but part of the reason may have been watching my boyfriend squirm throughout the entire film. I think this film will definitely send a message out loud and clear--Guys, behave yourselves, or else!


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