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Pusher (1996)

Not Rated | | Crime, Thriller | 30 August 1996 (Denmark)
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A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.
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Laura Drasbæk ...
Vic
Slavko Labovic ...
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Hasse
Vanja Bajicic ...
Branko
Lisbeth Rasmussen ...
Rita
Levino Jensen ...
Mike
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Junkie
Lars Bom ...
Uro'er
Michael Hasselflug ...
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Brian (as Jang Go Star)
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Mikkel
Steen Fridberg ...
Lasse
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Frank is a drug pusher on the roll until he makes a huge deal with dope that he hasn't paid for and he gets busted by the police. He manages to dump the dope in a nearby lake but he owes his supplier a lot of money (not a nice guy to owe money to). Now we follow Frank in his quest to raise money in the underworld of Copenhagen. Written by S. Lasborg <Lasborg@dk-online.dk>

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Crime | Thriller

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DKK 6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,656 (USA) (7 May 1999)

Gross:

$4,440 (USA) (14 May 1999)
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Trivia

Mads Mikkelsen, Zlatko Buric, Slavko Labovic and Levino Jensen are the only actors from the first film to reprise their roles in the sequels. See more »

Goofs

When Frank and Tonny are in the drugstore to buy vitamins (just before the drug-deal with the Swede), the cameraman is reflected in a mirror. See more »

Quotes

Frank: What the fuck is this?
Brian: What does it look like?
Frank: It's a gun. What's a gun doing here?
[throws the gun to Tonny]
Brian: Can I get it back?
Frank: No, not right now.
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Til min onkel Peter Refn See more »

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Remade as Pusher (2010) See more »

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Pusher Theme
by The Prisoner Feat. Thomas Risell
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A week in the life of a pusher
22 May 2001 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

I'm facing a bit of a problem here: what the hell can I possibly say about a film that left me completely speechless? Brilliant "Pusher" is prosaic and extremely realistic movie. It's made to look almost like a documentary. One week in the life of a man who makes his living by pushing drugs isn't basically anything so nice to watch but "Pusher" is just so upbeat, strong, rough and exciting little movie. It's impossible to ignore it just because it's a portrayal of a truly repulsive and violent lifestyle.

Minute by minute the film becomes more and more tense and a viewer starts to wait how dirty can it get and is there any solution ahead or does it all end as it's logical to expect. Well, there's no easy way out. "Pusher" shows that it doesn't matter if you're a drug user or a pusher or even both, it's life and death anyway. Actors make the enjoyment prefect. Excellent and impressive Danish thriller that simply won't leave you cold.


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