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The Preacher (2004)

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In the world of the drugs business - where it's is all about money - friendship and loyalty is most important. That is what becomes the demise of gangster Klaas Bruinsma.

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Marcel Musters ...
Broer Hansen
Mike Reus ...
Pim
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Ronald Jan
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Lijfwacht Piet
Keith Davis ...
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Cas Jansen ...
Pieter
Christian Kmiotek ...
Jutka Djindiz
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Ronald Jan
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Vader van Klaas
Pleuni Touw ...
Tante Jet
Rick Nicolet ...
Rie Slotemaker
Frans de Wit ...
Dikke Harry
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Heartless petty factory owner Anton Bruinsma's son Klaas has the ambition to become a tycoon. He seizes the opportunity when American drug baron Hugo Duvall's lover Annet wants revenge for her brother's elimination. Kickbox champion Adri is Klaas's ticket in and strong arm. Klaas promised a crime empire with 'minimal' violence, but soon gets embroiled in dirty intrigues which spare nobody, so his bloody end is written in the stars. Written by KGF Vissers

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Opkomst en ondergang van een maffiabaas (Rise and fall of a mafia boss) See more »


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As Adri and the assignee are looking at a drawing of the new sport school, they are actually looking at a drawing of a detail from a window. See more »

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Referenced in Bros Before Hos (2013) See more »

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written by H. Jonkers, R. Janssen, Robin Berlijn, G. de Groot
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Not so great...
28 March 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

It's a mediocre film, but I think the main problem is Peter Paul Muller is not all that convincing as a bad guy of this magnitude. I surely wasn't impressed with his performance. Also, some of the scenery makes you think the events took place in the eighties, but other scenes are like they happened in our time... there are plenty of thing that don't look like 15-20 years ago.

And how come Tygo Gernandt is ALSO in this movie? He is making way too much movies, someone should say to him that it's a Tygo overkill.

It was more hype than quality that made this movie, but still it's nice to see a new genre being tried in Dutch Cinema, and overall the acting was good.


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