Traitors, killers and lovers collide in London.

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Danny Devine
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French Prostitute (as Anoushka Bolton Lee)
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Deck Day
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Abe Klein (as Andrew-Lee Potts)
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Rainbow
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Traitors, killers and lovers collide in London.

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Rated R for strong language throughout, drug use, violence, some sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »
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9 February 2006 (Portugal)  »

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Dead Fish: Um Dia de Cão  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Abe: I am Abe Klein. Today is my 21 birthday and it's the worst day of my entire life. Because: I am a total stupid idiot and I need help, big help. And I need it right now.
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Smells like dead fish too...
20 June 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Sometimes it's a miracle how they can transform a potential good movie in a complete piece of crap. Dead Fish has everything in it to become a nice gangster-comedy, but fails miserably. You can't blame the casting, though. There are some excellent casted actors in roles that suit them fine. Robert Carlyle is superbly casted as greedy loan shark. Gary Oldman plays the role of messed up hit-man with verve. Terence Stamp has that eerie aura that makes his presence worth gold.

But still, despite of all those good actors casted in suitable roles, the movie just doesn't surpass any mediocrity. It feels as if its writers just grabbed a couple of elements from other gangster flicks and threw it in an inspiration-less mixer. It doesn't help that some of the plot lines are just too unfunny for words. I was thoroughly annoyed by the conversations between Drakan and his English host. It just felt as an endless repeating of the same joke that wasn't funny the first time you heard it.

Dead Fish has its moments, but lacks too much.


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