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Shopping (1994)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  9 February 1996 (USA)
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Lone group of teens, led by recently released joyrider and his disenchanted Belfast girlfriend, strives to leave their mark on "a British city in the near future" while attempting to avoid ... See full summary »

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Jo
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Billy
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Tommy
Fraser James ...
Be Bop
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Venning
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Bev
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Conway
Daniel Newman ...
Monkey (as Danny Newman)
Lee Whitlock ...
Pony
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Dix
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Peters (as Eammon Walker)
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Market Trader
Chris Constantinou ...
Yuppie
Tilly Vosburgh ...
Mrs. Taylor
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Sarah
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Lone group of teens, led by recently released joyrider and his disenchanted Belfast girlfriend, strives to leave their mark on "a British city in the near future" while attempting to avoid a rival gang. Scenes of joyriding and ram-raiding, which attempt to portray the addictiveness of fast driving whilst also showing the downside (the effect on the community and ultimately death) Written by Andrew Welsh <andreww@bnr.ca>

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Rated R for violence/mayhem, pervasive language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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According to Paul W.S. Anderson, Ewan McGregor was down to the final two for the role of Billy before finally losing out to Jude Law. See more »

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Billy: [to Jo] Oh shit, the police brought a fucking transit van to a car chase.
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You Don't Turn Down The Chance to S**g Sadie Frost!
22 February 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This film just plain doesn't work. The protagonists are a bunch of losers - just out for thrills, like joyriders are meant to be, yes - but it attempts to glamourise and politicise them - to give them deeper motives - in a way that completely fails to come across.

Meanwhile, you have the Sean Pertwee character, who's meant to be a sell-out, who is violating the spirit of the life they lead by going 'legit' and forming associations with true organised crime. But instead, next to this bunch of anarchistic, narcissistic overgrown children, he appears to be the only responsible, sympathetic, adult character. Meanwhile, Jonathan Pryce's paternal policeman is completely ineffective in what is meant to be the true adult presence of the film.

There's one scene which epitomises the failings of the film - Billy's rebuff of Jo's attempted seduction by saying sex is too dangerous in the 90's. Never mind that he'd already attempted to chat up a stranger in a club! It reinforces one's perception of him as a big kid unwilling to grow up. . . Characters' actions have to be believable, and his aren't. No wonder one TV version I saw cut the scene short, it's almost embarrassing to watch. Hence the title I've chosen for this review!


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