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Fifty/Fifty (1992)

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Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.

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Jake Wyer
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Sam French
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Martin Sprue
Ramona Rahman ...
Suleta
Kay Tong Lim ...
Akhantar
Dom Magwili ...
General Bosavi
Azmil Mustapha ...
Colonel Kota
Dharma Harun Al-Rashid ...
Sentul
Os ...
Jamik
Rohmat Juraimi ...
Muscular Rebel
Ursula Martin ...
Liz Powell
Sharudeen Tamby ...
Colonel Seng
M. Rasuli ...
Subaltern
Kenji Sevai ...
Helmsman
Ismail Bin Raimli ...
Elephant Man
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Two bickering mercenaries are hired by the CIA to overthrow a South East Asian dictator.

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Rated R for scenes of violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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$229,041 (USA)
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Was completed in 1991 but not released until 1993. See more »

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Jake Wyer: I got a plan. Full frontal assault.
Sam French: A full-frontal assault. That's your plan?
Jake Wyer: It's got the element of surprise.
Sam French: Suicide is always surprising.
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A fair and even handed view of a film which i think rules all.
28 April 2001 | by (Eastbourne, England) – See all my reviews

So, you are with a group of mates(pals, friends, buddies) and you are renting a video. If your group is mostly men then I recommend fifty/fifty. It has all the elements that you would expect from an action/adventure/ comedy. One liners, 'n' all that. But this film is most definitely unique.

If you know films well and you also know a few flashy words and concepts to go with them then you will recognise it as a film that breaks a few of the genres' conventions. If not, well you can use that as an excuse to your girlfriend who says that you watch films with no taste. A right royal Buddy humour filled picture. In other words you will laugh your lungs dry!


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