3.4/10
654
33 user 9 critic

The Purifiers (2004)

R | | Action | 30 August 2005 (USA)
Trailer
2:27 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Spivs (2004)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Jack, Steve and Goat are East-End Spivs. They spend their time wheeling and dealing wherever and whenever they can. It's not until Jack and the others get involved with a guy called Villa, ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Teague
Stars: Kate Ashfield, Linda Bassett, Chooye Bay
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A dark psychological drama, Shooting Livien explores the inner psyche of John Livien, a disillusioned New York musician who deals with a childhood trauma by claiming an alter ego. His band ... See full summary »

Director: Rebecca Cook
Stars: Jason Behr, Sarah Wynter, Dominic Monaghan
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A mysterious cab passenger who is taken hostage must convince the hijackers that he is not the legendary con man they set out to kill. Is it a case of mistaken identity, or a clever act of ... See full summary »

Director: Inon Shampanier
Stars: Dominic Monaghan, Rick Gomez, Jordan Belfi
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A grave robber reflects on his life of crime.

Director: Glenn McQuaid
Stars: Dominic Monaghan, Ron Perlman, Larry Fessenden
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

16 years of alcohol is about a skinhead named Frankie; his violent childhood, alcoholism and his love for Ska.

Director: Richard Jobson
Stars: Kevin McKidd, Laura Fraser, Susan Lynch
Drama | Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A night in the life of a young chronic insomniac suffering from tormented delusions and frightening visions of his past.

Director: Reese Nanavati
Stars: Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Burke, Ellen Sachs
The Ferryman (2007)
Fantasy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

The story of a group of twenty-something's who charter a boat to Fiji for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost.

Director: Chris Graham
Stars: John Rhys-Davies, Kerry Fox, Tamer Hassan
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Wealthy thrill-seekers pay huge premiums to have themselves inserted into military adventures, only this time things don't go exactly to plan.

Director: Maxim Korostyshevsky
Stars: Christian Slater, Sean Bean, Ving Rhames
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An astronomer enters into a destructive affair with a photographer.

Director: Richard Jobson
Stars: Jamie Sives, Julie Gayet, Jason Flemyng
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Hetty wakes on her 60th birthday and decides to become a private investigator. With assistance from a teenager called Geoffrey and her husband Robert, combined with her own common sense, Hetty is confident she can solve any case.

Stars: Patricia Routledge, Dominic Monaghan, Derek Benfield
The Day I (2011)
Action | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A group of five people working to stay alive in a post-apocalyptic future discover what they think is a safe, abandoned farmhouse, but they soon find themselves fighting to stay alive as a gang of bloodthirsty predators attack.

Director: Douglas Aarniokoski
Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Brianna Barnes, Ashley Bell
Goodnight Burbank (TV Series 2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Hayden Black, Laura Silverman, Dominic Monaghan
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Moses
...
John
...
Li
...
Sol
...
Frances
...
Sam
...
Raz (as Jamie Cho)
...
Angel Leader
Rico Pillai ...
Angel
Luke Sharaz ...
Angel
Patrick Ng ...
Angel
Atesh Salih ...
Angel
John Edwards ...
Angel
Shiraz Hussain ...
Angel
Chris Johnstone ...
Angel
Edit

Storyline

The story of martial arts clubs who have created their own city infrastructure after tiring of government initiatives. Responding to the greed and corruption creeping into the other clubs, headed by capitalist-wannabe Moses, The Purifiers battle to maintain the successful system which has rid the city of crime and violence. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

kissing | See All (1) »

Taglines:

The armies of the night are out to get them. See more »

Genres:

Action

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 August 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tisztogatók  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References The Warriors (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Caught by the River
by Doves
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A UK Bore...
4 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is pretty bad. Directed by 16 Years Of Alcohol's Richard Jobson this film tries hard to be a modern retake on The Warriors but ends up more like a film version of the ZX Spectrum computer game Renegade (but with worse graphics).

Getting past the glaringly obvious inaccuracies in the story, the films biggest flaw is the fact the every action scene is in slow motion. The logic behind this is baffling. It takes what would be a 40 min film and makes it clock in at a rather boring hour and a half. And even then what is left is badly put together and brings back memories of poor 80's action films (step up Don Wilson) But beyond even that no one seems to care.

Alexander sleep walks through the film, 'Lord Of The Rings' Monaghan just looks bored and the talented support cast hardly get a look in.

In short this film is just appalling and has the privilege (in my opinion) of being the worse film funded by the UK lottery fund yet… and that's saying something!


34 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Release date??? elijahrocks
Anyone? LOTR_Diva08
If This Doesn't Look Awesome, I Don't Know What Does amandybug822
ONLY good thing... turtlehat
Anyone know when The Purifiers will be on sale online? Wsupm8_dasky
i liked it seductionfiles
Discuss The Purifiers (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?