MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 24,047 this week

Rancid (2004)

5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 958 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 6 critic

Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 2482 titles
created 25 Sep 2011
 
a list of 302 titles
created 05 Dec 2011
 
a list of 877 titles
created 07 Apr 2013
 
a list of 129 titles
created 01 May 2013
 
a list of 7324 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Rancid" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Rancid (2004)

Rancid (2004) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rancid.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Visitors (1988)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Frank, Sara and their two children have recently moved into the house of their dreams on the countryside. Frank is disturbed by mysterious sounds and somebody tears down the wallpaper from ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Kjell Bergqvist, Lena Endre, Johannes Brost
Attraction (2000)
Drama | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A writer/radio advice show host fails to heed his own advice as he stalks his ex-girlfriend and then becomes involved with an actress friend of hers.

Director: Russell DeGrazier
Stars: Samantha Mathis, Gretchen Mol, Matthew Settle
Mandroid (1993)
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

In his hidden laboratory deep in Russia, Dr. Karl Zimmer has invented the Mandroid, a humanoid robot which follows the motions of a man in a special control suit. He has offered the ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Brian Cousins, Jane Caldwell, Michael Della Femina
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An unsuccessful writer, who leads a dissolute life, has an affair with an ex-lover, who is the wife of a once-celebrated actor, but their relationship pushes them to confusion and obsession.

Director: Gregory Hatanaka
Stars: Norman Reedus, Kathleen Robertson, Missy Crider
The In Crowd (2000)
Drama | Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A mentally disturbed young woman takes a job at a posh country club and falls in with a clique of wealthy college kids where she's taken under the wing of the clique's twisted leader, who harbors some dark secrets too terrifying to tell.

Director: Mary Lambert
Stars: Lori Heuring, Susan Ward, Matthew Settle
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

The young architect Walter leaves his wife Linda to go to L.A. to draw a mansion for Harrison. On the highway a truck driver almost drives him off the road. Walter calls the truck-company ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Rob Lowe, James Belushi, Dean Stockwell
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A 'boy meets girl' romance that quickly turns into a twisted thriller. Dori, a sexy siren, traps Norman, a slick New York businessman, and forces him to live through a year of holidays to ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Charles
Stars: Lindsay Rose Binder, Jim Gaffigan, Dean Kapica
Beneath (2007)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Christy (Zehetner) returns to her hometown years after a car accident that disfigured her older sister. Haunted by the accident in which she was the driver, she learns that her worst nightmares have either come true ... or are about to.

Director: Dagen Merrill
Stars: Nora Zehetner, Brenna O'Brien, Carly Pope
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An adaptation of James Redfield's novel about the search for a sacred manuscript in the Peruvian rain forest.

Director: Armand Mastroianni
Stars: Matthew Settle, Thomas Kretschmann, Sarah Wayne Callies
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Rolf lived his whole life for his TV-show. He's neglected the people close to him year after year; he never seemed to have any time left over for his wife, his kids or his friends. One day ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Ersgard
Stars: Janne Carlsson, Patrik Ersgård, Per Morberg
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When Bob's wife dies, he's determined to find Sabine, a woman he loved 30 years before. Even though he's had little to do with his daughter Rita, he begs her to take him to Denmark to find ... See full summary »

Director: Jon Lindström
Stars: Marika Lagercrantz, Philip Zandén, Yaba Holst
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A quartet of sterling performances from some of Sweden's top actors (including the wonderful Pernille August) anchors Jorgen Bergmark's tragicomedy about a marriage counseling couple who ... See full summary »

Director: Jörgen Bergmark
Stars: Stina Ekblad, Rolf Lassgård, Claes Ljungmark
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
James Hayson
...
Monica Klein
...
Crispin Klein
Patrik Ersgård ...
Andy Fell (as Patrick Ersgard)
...
Capt. Peters
...
Det. Kent
...
Det. Olsen
...
Angela Morris
Paul Satterfield ...
Richard Desmond
...
Ms. Bergquist
...
Officer Wang
Alex Zonn ...
The Bum
...
Ash
...
Bob
Daniela Svensson ...
Lazy Telemarketer
Edit

Storyline

Once a promising writer, John Hayson now gets by on the odd writing job. A personal tragedy has left him dispassionate about the world and his work and he lives his life in limbo. In the midst of this existential crisis he attends a high school reunion and meets three old friends; acquaintances he's tried to forget but who now emerge like ominous shadows from his past. Once again, face to face with the love of his life, Hayson tries to right old wrongs and get his life back on track. However, life has other plans, and he realizes that the past is best laid to rest or it might haunt you forever. He soon finds himself embroiled in a nightmarish brew of deceit, passion and murder. Wanted by the police for a heinous killing, he must choose between succumbing to his darkest desires or the light that will renew his faith in himself and his future. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Do some people deserve to die?

Genres:

Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 December 2004 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Eglima sti Nea Yorki  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

SEK 40,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD) | (DVD)

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

A citizen walks into the line of fire as a police-officer fires at the stolen taxi who takes of around the corner. See more »

Quotes

Monica Klein: How's life?
James Hayson: Rancid.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
For a beginner crime thriller, I thought it was awesome!
14 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

From start to finish, I enjoyed this film. The frequently used aerial shots and the fast editing kept me intrigued throughout. The ending I thought I had figured out and the exciting plot changed again and just when you think you have figured out the ending again you are again pleasantly surprised. A few of the actors and actresses did brilliantly. A few critical points are the "microsoft paint edited pictures" on the mantelpiece, poor continuity when the bruise on the main lady characters face disappears and then returns. Other than that, if you like crime thrillers and love creating films watch this for inspiration. I Loved it. I have to keep typing so this makes the comments page so hopefully you liked this film as much as I did.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Very enjoyable film. iadalazzhr
Rancid - the title is too apt james-wilde
DID ANYONE ELSE SENSE A BIT OF SPY GAME INSPIRING? lalalala_
Discuss Rancid (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?