Bennie, a clumsy criminal who's touchy about his weight, teams up with his adoptive father's biological (serial killer) son, his employees who in his absence turned his snack-bar into a ... See full summary »
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Mabrouk El Mechri
Jean-Claude Van Damme,
Bennie, a clumsy criminal who's touchy about his weight, teams up with his adoptive father's biological (serial killer) son, his employees who in his absence turned his snack-bar into a quiche bakery, a suicidal manic-depressive woman and a Yougoslavian who keeps blowing things up unintended. They need to get 300000 Euro to get Bennies father a new liver. Complicating matters are that Bennie is being stalked by gangsters who want him to pay back a debt, the employees are more interested in cooking than in criminality, nobody can communicate with the Yugoslavian, the adoptive and biological son don't get along, and everything that can go wrong does go wrong - leaving a path of damaged buildings, people and - especially - vehicles behind. Written by
A special camera trick was used in the movie theater scene to create the illusion of the car flying towards the camera. The camera was positioned in front of the projection screen which the car ripped through, facing away from it at a 180 degree angle. A mirror was placed in the camera's view. So, when the car ripped through the screen, the camera filmed the reflection of it in the mirror, which looked like it was flying straight at the camera. See more »
When Bennie rams his car into Lars Meuleman, the hair of cinematographer Rolf Dekens can be seen behind one of the car's windows. See more »
[Flight attendant Jeanette is helping an injured Vuk]
Easy, the ambulance will be here shortly.
[Ambulance falls from the sky, crushing Jeanette and Vuk]
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After the credits, a last scene follows: Peter and Martin see on TV the doctor has won a prize for cooking the best quiche, and jealous and frustrated throw away the fries they were baking See more »
Vet Hard, the debut of the 25 year old director Tim Oliehoek, is a definite thrill. Throughout the entire movie, you will be bombarded with nasty, but pretty effective jokes, loads of one liners and all sorts of other fun n weird stuff.
The characters are also pretty wacky, ranging from a fat woman hating tough guy, to a necrophiliac serial killer. Even though we do not really get involved with these characters, its hardly an annoyance, as the movie is pretty much focused on the action scenes. These scenes have been done very well, especially for a dutch movie, some might even say that a certain chase in this movie, has the same sort of excitement level, as amsterdamned once had with the speedboat chase. Again, even though there is a lot more heavier stuff coming from Hollywood, for dutch standards, its pretty wild.
The story isn't very original as well, yet its brought with such enthusiasm and you can see that the actors all had a great time. The little cameos of a lot of dutch celebs is fun as well, and are guaranteed some laughs.
I definitely recommend this film, as it is one of the better dutch comedies and features some great and hilarious (action) scenes.
Regarding the director Tim Oliehoek, i think we will be seeing a lot more from this guy!
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