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Dirty Weekend (1993)

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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Bella
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Tim
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Norman
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Reggie
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Small One
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The Quiet One
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Bitter One
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Serial Killer
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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 ...
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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)  »

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Death is Waiting  »

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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

At the country pub when Bella is talking to Mr Brown before he drives away: Bella's shadow on the car shows that the lighting is from the left but in the next shot as Mr Brown drives away the natural shadows are in the opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

Bitter One: [the three men are molesting an elderly homeless lady] Eugh she's got warts!
Small One: Witches... have warts.
Bitter One: What we have here is an environmental problem.
The Quiet One: So how do we solve it?
Bitter One: Lets burn the witch!
The Quiet One: Ashes to ashes...
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References Mean Streets (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

River of Love
Written by M. Jones
Published by Warner Chappell Music Ltd
Performed by Slow Bongo Floyd
Courtesy of Epic Records
Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd
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Classic Sex Themed Flick
19 July 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Director Michael Winner who also created other classic flicks, Death Wish II 1982, Death Wish 1974, Death Wish 3 1985 and Lawman 1971 has created another gem in Dirty Weekend.

Starring Lia Williams.

Also starring Rufus Sewell who was also in other classic flicks, Tristan + Isolde 2006 and Dark City 1998.

Also starring Sean Pertwee who was also in other classic flicks, Wilderness 2006, Equilibrium 2002, Dog Soldiers 2002 and Blue Juice 1995.

I enjoyed the sex and violence.

If you enjoyed this as much as I did then check out other classic sex themed flicks, Assault! Jack the Ripper 1976, Basic Instinct 1992, Star of David: Beauty Hunting 1979, Boogie Nights 1997, Caligula 1979, Captured for Sex 1987, Chinese Torture Chamber 1994, Crash 1996, Damage 1992, Deadgirl 2008, Fatal Attraction 1987, Flower and Snake 4: Rope Magic 1987, Hanzo the Razor: The Snare 1973, In the Realm of the Senses 1976, The Japanese Wife Next Door 2004, Naked Obsession 1990, Night Rhythms 1992, Poison Ivy III: The New Seduction 1997, Preaching to the Perverted 1997, Red to Kill 1994, Sex and Zen 1991, Sex is a Four Letter Word 1995, Teeth 2007, Wild Cactus 1993, Better Than Sex 2000, Vice Squad 1982, X 2011, Don Jon 2013, London to Brighton 2006 and Wonderland 2003.


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