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Resurrection Man (1998)

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Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and ... See full summary »

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David Williamson ...
Boy with Gun
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Victor Kelly
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Dorcas Kelly
George Shane ...
James Kelly
Lee Mulrooney ...
Young Victor
Alan Devlin ...
Chalky White
Peter Connell ...
Lock-up Victim
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Darkie Larche
Gerard McCartney ...
Big Ivan Crommie
Michael Liebmann ...
Willie Lambe
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Ryan
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Sammy McClure
James Ellis ...
Ivor Coppinger
Zara Turner ...
Dr. Elizabeth Ryan
Sean Rafferty ...
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Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into madness. Written by Toth-Amon

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Rated R for strong sadistic violence, pervasive language, drug use and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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13 February 1998 (UK)  »

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Felt like it had been done before
17 May 2006 | by (Gloucester, England) – See all my reviews

Resurrection Man focuses on sectarian violence in Northern Ireland in the 1970s. Concentrating on what sort of characters are involved in this lifestyle and their relationships, but doesn't really go into much detail why. Which makes the film into a more stereotypical "two gangs battling" film, focusing mainly on the relationships between the members of the protestant gang, and making it all very stylish. This is the film's main flaw, it's feels like you've seen it before, it has been done before and better by others. That said, Resurrection Man has some good performances and a decent soundtrack, but on the whole, unless any of the plot lines are of interest to you personally, you might be better off watching some of the established "classics" of the genre that are fairly well known.


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