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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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Tiffany Shades
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Fiona Money
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Poppy Fields
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Billy Hunch
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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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Danny Sparks
Jeremy Clyde ...
Boss
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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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Crime

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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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Love Is the Law
Written by John Squire
Performed by The Seahorses
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It's got the attitude, but it's a little trite ... maybe a lot trite
26 August 1999 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

Basically LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS meets TRAINSPOTTING. And as labored as that combination sounds -- and the film does suffer from numerous forced moments -- there are some genuine instances of under-your-skin verve and inventiveness . especially a particularly gruesome homicide facilitated by Q-Tips. Not pretty. And the lead actor, a cross between Brad Pitt and Ewan McGregor, is guaranteed to make teenage girls everywhere salivate, presuming he ever works again.


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