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Dad Savage (1998)

R | | Crime, Thriller | 5 June 1998 (UK)
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 <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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

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Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »
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5 June 1998 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Maffiás leszámolás  »

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£3,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Screenwriter Steve Williams was originally a London cabbie. See more »

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This Hour
Written by Clint Bradley
Performed by Clint Bradley
Courtesy of M&G Records Ltd
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1 June 2010 | by See all my reviews

Last evening I watched this movie, and I think that is a great story,and great acting. Some scenes,especially those in the forest are original, hard and powerful, so my opinion about director of this movie - really nice work. One interesting thing for me,well,all the time I thought that the film from the 80's,instead of 1998! photography of the reason for this, and it's even better. Cold, ruthless and cruel is the best description of this film that keeps you awake all the time. I do not type comments clear, Stuart Patrick is known... So what? Did a great job in this film, as well as others, then not so well-known actors. The camera is very good, picture us all positive and negative features of character, with a gloomy atmosphere in the forest only help in conjuring it.


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