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Left for Dead (2005)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 9 September 2005 (USA)
Left For Dead is a revenge thriller set in a city called Hope, where a crimelord called Kincaid rules with an iron fist. Williams, a former hitman for Kincaid is attacked and left for dead ... See full summary »

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Ben Williams
Andy Prior ...
Danny Kelso
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Kincaid
Kevin Akehurst ...
Dylan
Adrian Foiadelli ...
Taylor
Jeremy Bailey ...
Markus
Adam Hawkins ...
Loader
P.l Hobden ...
Roarke (as P.L. Hobden)
Vicki Vilas ...
Sonya
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Densmore / Narrator
Andy Scriven ...
Gibson
Paul Portinari ...
Baker
Nelson E. Ward ...
Murphey
Mark Hazelwood ...
Gerry
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Danellia (as Alicia Turrell)
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Left For Dead is a revenge thriller set in a city called Hope, where a crimelord called Kincaid rules with an iron fist. Williams, a former hitman for Kincaid is attacked and left for dead when he tries to leave the organisation. He teams up with Kelso, a kickboxer who had his hands smashed by Kincaid, and together, they seek revenge. Written by Alan Morris

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They thought he was dead. They were dead wrong.


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$200,000 (estimated)
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The film was completely self-funded by the producer-director team of Ross Boyask and Phil Hobden See more »

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The tattoo on Ben Williams's arm disappears and reappears throughout the film. See more »

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Music supervisor VV PLH is actually Vicki Vilas (Co-producer and Sonia) and Phil Hobden (Producer and actor who plays Rourke) who worked on choosing the hip hop soundtrack See more »

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First-class budget-defying British action film
19 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

In the opening scene of 'Left for Dead' the low budget roots of this homegrown, self-funded British action film are painfully obvious. Thankfully the ambition and love of the genre that the filmmakers have clearly injected into the project are infectious and within minutes all its flaws are forgotten. With its straight-forward, engaging revenge storyline and numerous energetic and accomplished fight scenes 'Left for Dead' is a kick in the head for a genre that has come to rely too heavily on special effects and wire-work. Few filmmakers at this level of funding would even attempt to make such an elaborate, time-consuming and large-scale project, especially in a country in which genre films in general are a rarity, but the finished film stands as a testament to their success. The spirit and inventiveness of this back-to-basics action film puts some of the most expensive and explosive blockbusters to shame and needs to be seen to be believed.


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