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Shadow Run (1998)

 -  Crime  -  24 June 1998 (Iceland)
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Haskell (Michael Caine) is assigned a job by his boss, the aristocratic Landon-Higgins (James Fox), to highjack a high security van in broad daylight while it's in the shadow run (out of ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Haskell
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Landon-Higgins
Matthew Pochin ...
Edward Joffrey
Rae Baker ...
Julie
Kenneth Colley ...
Larcombe
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Melchior
Rupert Frazer ...
Maunder
Leslie Grantham ...
Liney
Tim Healy ...
Daltrey
Emma Reeve ...
Victoria Robertson
Katherine Reeve ...
Zee Robertson
Angela Douglas ...
Bridget
Maurice Thorogood ...
Walter
Richard Tuck ...
Morton
John Bray ...
Hallam
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Haskell (Michael Caine) is assigned a job by his boss, the aristocratic Landon-Higgins (James Fox), to highjack a high security van in broad daylight while it's in the shadow run (out of radio contact with the main security firm). He assembles a team to carry out the heist, but things don't go according to plan and Haskell begins to think his boss might be double crossing him. Add to this, a teenage boarding school pupil has already witnessed some of the meetings of the team and Haskell's in real trouble. Written by Marjorie Johns <marjorie@citizencaine.org>

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A hardened gangster plans to steal £100 million in 20 minutes... and take full advantage of the shadow run. All he has to fear is his partner.

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Final film appearance of Angela Douglas. See more »

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About 5 minutes into the film, there is a long dialog between Caine & Fox. Caine is wearing sunglasses and the reflection shows a crew member standing several feet away, not Fox. See more »

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Worst British film ever???
30 January 2007 | by (Leeds, England) – See all my reviews

This film is dreadful. It could have been so good....Caine, Tim Healy, James Fox, Lesie Grantham, but it sucks to high heaven.

Did Caine have a big bill to pay the year he made this? It looks like an episode of Wycliffe or as if it was made exclusively for Channel 5, but even these are too much like compliments foe what is a truly dreadful film.

The credits look like they were done on an Amiga 500.

In terms of the scenery, they seem to be going for the 'Inspector Morse' look, but it fails miserably. The child actors are hilariously bad....do private schools still exist like this?

Total and utter dross...I know Caine likes to keep busy but maybe it is time he started taking some pride in his output.


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