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Cleaner (2007)

A former cop who now earns a wage as a crime scene cleaner unknowingly participates in a cover-up at his latest job.

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A former cop who now earns a wage as a crime scene cleaner unknowingly participates in a cover-up at his latest job.

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Solving a crime can be dirty work. See more »


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Rated R for bloody images, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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18 January 2008 (Finland)  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)
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The movie playing, when Tom comes home late, is Bringing up Baby (1938), starring Carey Grant and Katherine Hepburn. See more »

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As Tom is sitting on the bed thinking of his wife he reaches under the bed for a box and the clock in the background reads 11:40. We then see a close up of Tom smelling her perfume and the clock now reads 11:38. See more »

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[last lines]
Eddie Lorenzo: Who's gonna clean you up Tom?
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References Columbo (1971) See more »

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Beseme
Written by Ed McCoyd (Spanish translation by Edwin Perez)
Performed by Mistico
Published by Ed McCoyd Music (SESAC)
Courtesy of BLAST! Music Management
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Strong acting, nice filmography.. Just to cover a thin story
20 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

As a finnish movie fan, it's always interesting to see a new film from Renny Harlin. Especially when Samuel L. Jackson, one of the most distinctive actors ever, is in it.

Jackson plays a crime scene cleaner, which you think would be what this movie is surrounded on. With all the C.S.I. stuff out there, it might interest some. But the scene where the story starts actually tastes like an idea where to start the story, not a theme for a movie where to excavate.

The plot is an uninspiring one, from the beginning to the end. There are some attempted details and twists to bring some life and excitement to this story. I'm sorry to say they really fail. There is no depth in this movie, and every attempt to create some is exactly that - an attempt.

This is bad cause the acting is pretty and the directing is nice. I can't really understand what the director saw in this script. Maybe the idea of creating something without special effects and exploiting the CSI-thing.

I give this one 6/10. All points going to actors and the director.

The movie is categorized as "Crime / Thriller". If you want anything good (and new) like that I suggest you see "Awake".


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