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The Hard Word (2002)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  27 June 2003 (USA)
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Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and ... See full summary »

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Dale Twentyman
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Carol Twentyman
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Frank Malone
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Shane Twentyman
Damien Richardson ...
Mal Twentyman
Rhondda Findleton ...
Jane Moore
Kate Atkinson ...
Pamela
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Det. Mike Kelly
Paul Sonkkila ...
Det. Jack O'Riordan
Kim Gyngell ...
Paul
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Tarzan
Stephen Whittaker ...
Rawson
Torquil Neilson ...
Mick
Don Bridges ...
Doug
Doug Bowles ...
Bill
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Three fraternal bank robbers languishing in jail, discover a profitable (if not dodgy) way to spend their time. Crime can most certainly pay, if you "know wot I mean?" However when sex and greed rear-up between the good crims and the bad cops, the consequences are both bizarre and fatal. Written by Noel C. Bailey <uds3@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong violence, language, sexuality and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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$9,422 (USA) (13 June 2003)

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$422,688 (USA) (1 August 2003)
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[the Twentyman's and Frank argue in the car, Tarzan stops it by firing his shotgun through the ceiling]
Tarzan: Next one who says a bloody word, I'll blow his bloody brains out. Right.
Mal Twentyman: [Deafened] What!
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Hooray! Something different for a change
13 June 2002 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this. Great performances from all the main actors. Some good little lines and scenes in the script. A few unfortunate holes in the plot, but forgiveable. Best of all, it stays away from cliches.


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