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Bad Boys (2003)
"Pahat pojat" (original title)

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The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Otto Takkunen
Matti Takkunen
Lauri Nurkse ...
Ilkka Takkunen
Eero Takkunen
Vesa-Matti Loiri ...
Jouko Takkunen
Risto Tuorila ...
Police Chief Ensio Suutari
Hannu-Pekka Björkman ...
Elsa Saisio ...
Pirjo Suutari
Janna Herttuainen ...
Eero Milonoff ...
Arttu Kapulainen ...
Eeva Litmanen ...
Tuulikki Suutari
Tiina Pirhonen ...
Nurse Miettinen
Santeri Nuutinen ...
Takkunen's Son as Child


The story bases on four Finnish brothers, nicknamed 'the Eura Daltons' who received nation-wide notoriety for tearing gas pumps apart when they needed cash. The cast is an impressive one: the brothers are portrayed by Peter Franzen, Lauri Nurkse, Niko Saarela and Jasper Pääkkönen while their really evil father is played by Vesa-Matti Loiri, one of the grand old men of Finnish cinema. Written by Anonymous

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A story of brothers who had no choice. [Tarina veljeksistä joilla ei ollut vaihtoehtoa.] See more »


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17 January 2003 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Pahat pojat  »

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€1,525,000 (estimated)

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2.35 : 1
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Niin Paljon Me Teihin Luotettiin (2002 Remix)
Written by Olli Lindholm (as O. Lindholm)
Performed by Yö
Courtesy of Poko Rekords Oy
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Not very good
6 February 2003 | by (Karkkila, Finland) – See all my reviews

When you take off the nice explosions and the "this is based on a true story but we just don't admit it"-attitude this doesn't give much.

There are all the basic elements of a film here, but the story telling as a whole just doesn't work. I guess they haven't heard about timing when doing this film, it's just action from the beginning to the end. No climax, no peaceful scenes. Just when you think you can really concentrate on the characters they throw some action on the screen again. It suffocates the relations between people and gives very one-sided view of the characters.

The action is mostly like "hey we could do this and this" and I found most of it unnecessary. There are also good things in this film though. It was partially filmed in my home town and it's always nice to see some places you know well. Also the director Aleksi Mäkelä's father showed in two or three scenes. The boys had trained their muscles very well and looked good. If I had been turned on by those sixpacks I would probably have gotten much more out of this film. Vesa-Matti Loiri was ok.

Aleksi Mäkelä has made some attempts to make a big budget action film in Finland and this film is a good practice ground, but it doesn't convince me yet. Hope he will some day make something really thrilling and new, not just average material mostly copied from Hollywood action films. It was also a bit fun to see Finnish businessmen, known of very different relations, producing the film. This is not only a film, it is also an investment. If I had to describe this with one sentence I would probably say: Finnish big budget action films have come and succeeded. Go watch it if you like but don't expect too much.

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