Dad Savage (1998)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  5 June 1998 (UK)
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Six people become embroiled in mayhem and murder when Dad Savage attempts to determine who murdered his son and stole his stash of cash.


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A wealthy, successful, East-Anglian tulip grower, Dad Savage is also something of a godfather in the local criminal fraternity but doesn't trust banks to take care of his money. On recommendation from his son, Sav, Dad hires two of Sav's unemployed school friends, Bob and Vic, to help with the business and the crime. After some careless talk from Harold, just known as 'H', about Dad's pension fund, Vic and Bob decide to steal the money from Dad if they can find it. The plans to liberate the money go awry and Sav is killed requiring Bob to call upon his sister Chris to rescue them. Dad intercepts their escape and forces a showdown to try to determine exactly the events of the night in order to identify his son's killer. Written by Mark Smith <>

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If you're going to sell out your friends...Make sure you get a good price


Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

5 June 1998 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Maffiás leszámolás  »

Box Office


£3,500,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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11 June 2001 | by (Birmingham, UK) – See all my reviews

Never has fast forward been such a useful button. If I had not seen any portion of this film, I would have been a happier person for it. Violent trash. Why did Stewart appear in it, for heavens sake? Maybe it's the furthest he could find from the Alpha Quadrant. A 2 vote is being generous.

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