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You're Dead... (1999)

 -  Thriller  -  1 October 1999 (UK)
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A veteran bank robber and his sidekicks plan a heist that goes awry.

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Maitland
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Eddie
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Jo
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Prof. Corner
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Insp. Badger
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Cliff Sniffton (bank manager)
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Ian
Patrick Field ...
D.I. Guffin
Badi Uzzaman ...
Dr. Chandra (as Badi Uzzamann)
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Swedish Harry
Sebastian Brennan ...
Gary Orex
Andreas Cremer ...
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Felicity Dean ...
Eileen
Michael Evans ...
Richard Hunsacker (Reporter)
Axel Holst ...
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On the surface it's a seamless caper. A beautiful bank robbery staged by a veteran expert and his two exuberant heirs-apparent. Eddie the cocky leader, and his cohort Ian dream of adventure, riches and fame, while legendary thief and safe cracker Maitland harbors more complicated motives. Nevertheless the trio unites in an ingenious scheme. The plan is meticulous, the results are disastrous. Dressed in Saville row suits and bowler hats, the criminals confidently execute the heist, but an unexpected and unwelcome rival gang compromises the robbery. A throng of Police and SWAT teams arrive. The authorities led by a bungling Inspector Badger, stage a raid that goes horribly wrong. A seige ensues and the would-be robbers become hostages, unwillingly allied with this suspect crew of new colleagues and an enigmatic woman named Jo. The assault continues outside the bank, under the efficient supervision of Professor Corner and her mysterious Cyclops agency, but the situation inside gets even ... Written by TJ

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Maitland: ...What's the story Eddie?
Eddie: The story is: I don't know what the FUCK is going on, THE END.
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References Dr. Kildare (1961) See more »

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You're dead
Written by Andreas von Holst, Andreas Frege and T.V. Smith
Performed by Die Toten Hosen
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One of the absolute worst films I have ever seen.
31 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

You're Dead is an indescribably awful attempt at a British gangster film. It has not got a single original idea in it, being an atrocious copy of various elements of Lock Stock & Two Smoking Barrels, The Usual Suspects and Pulp Fiction. The acting and dialogue are absolutely excruciating, the plot is ludicrous and utterly predictable despite constant attempts at plot twists, and contains nothing but one dimensional stock characters and clichés. It has some good actors in it, but they are off-form, and unable to do anything much with the dreadful material they are working with. It is absolute torture to sit through this drivel.


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