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Bodywork (2001)

R | | Crime | 4 September 2001 (USA)
The luckless Virgil Guppy has been framed for murder and is now a fugitive. Aided by a dysfunctional family of thieves, unorthodox police procedure and some clever body work of his own, he sets out to clear his name.

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Virgil Guppy
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Poppy Fields
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David Leer
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Buddy Lear
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Alex Gordon
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Dolittle Shades
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Sydney Greengrass
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Rudi Scott
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The luckless Virgil Guppy has been framed for murder and is now a fugitive. Aided by a dysfunctional family of thieves, unorthodox police procedure and some clever body work of his own, he sets out to clear his name.

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Drive carefully, live dangerously.

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Rated R for language, violence, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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Billy Hunch: [questioning a murder suspect's girlfriend] Do you remember Mr. Guppy saying anything strange that night?
Fiona Money: 'I'm a green oblong with rounded edges.'
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Performed by Morgan Nicholls
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An unsatisfying and contrived Brit' crime caper.
23 October 2000 | by See all my reviews

Another weak and contrived Brit' crime drama with comedy aspirations as a group of characters sit in a white room and recall the incidents that led to them coming together starting with the sale of a dodgy motor...

No performance on earth can save what is basically a poorly developed script.

Distinctly unsatisfying.


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