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Rancid Aluminum (2000)
"Rancid Aluminium" (original title)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Drama  |  21 January 2000 (UK)
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Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pete Thompson
Sean Deeny
Sarah Thompson
Mr Kant
Dr Jones
Dani Behr ...
Harry the dealer
Mr. Kant's bodyguard Naz (as Olegario Fedoro)
Brian Hibbard ...
BMW Man (as Steven Speirs)
Joshua Richards ...
Police officer
Mariusz Czajka ...


Pete Thompson thinks he has it all. However, following the death of his father his close friend and accountant reveals the company he has been left is bust and the only way out is to do business with the Russian mafia. His life and heart are on the line when he leave to restore the fortunes of the family firm. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, violence, language and drug use | See all certifications »




Release Date:

21 January 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Rancid Aluminum  »

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Box Office


$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£157,584 (UK) (21 January 2000)


ESP 4,335,525 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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bewilderingly p*** poor....
17 September 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Quite frankly I thought I was alone in having seen this appalling movie. Words almost fail me as to how truly dreadful it is. I left the cinema fuming with anger - having been robbed of two hours of my life.

In some senses it is truly remarkable; it has absolutely no redeeming features - whatsoever... incomprehensible plot, wooden acting, awful direction, dreadful script, baffling editing... it is difficult to know wehre to stop....

Often I would say, watch it and make up your own mind. But quite honestly, I wouldn't wish this movie on anyone. It would be funny if it wasn't so buttock-clenchingly awful.

Now for its good points... Nope. Can't think of a single solitary one.

Now for the love of God, run like the wind if somone offers to show it you.

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